HERE'S A PHOTOGRAPH OF HOOKER & HIS MEN AFTER BEING APPOINTED COMMANDER OF THE ARMY OF THE POTOMAC. LOOK HOW DIFFERENT YET SIMILAR THEIR COATS ARE, SOME MEN HAD THEM TAILORED. HOOKER DID, HE WAS VAIN ABOUT HIS APPEARANCE.
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General Joe Hooker was a son of Massachusetts, so on June 25, 1906, they unveiled a statue of Hooker on horseback at the statehouse. There was a parade of veterans, and many of his former officers, including Dan Sickles, gave speeches in his honor. Hooker passed away in 1879.
(AFTER REVEAL OF STATUE.)