[TalkAntietam] Re: Hooker @ West Point
- Yes, Patti Faust's book has 29th too. However, I don't think too much
should be made of the ranking. As your list demonstates, rank had
little to do with success in a military career.
Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
Professor of History
Hagerstown Community College
>>> teej@... 4/28/2006 12:39:18 PM >>>Brian Downey wrote:
>Mine too, Brian, as does the official register for the class of
> FWIW, Stephen, Heitmann has Hooker at #29. At least that's what my
> copy looks like.
1837. Among the familiar names of classmates who ranked higher than
Joe are Edward Townsend, Jubal Early, John Sedgwick, and John
Pemberton. To find more on Hooker and his career go to:
Hooker's Cullum number is 919, which is the way you need to search
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- Fair enough, then. 29th it is! Thanks for chiming in, ya'll.
On Friday, April 28, 2006, at 01:19 PM, Thomas Clemens wrote:
> Yes, Patti Faust's book has 29th too. However, I don't think too much
> should be made of the ranking. As your list demonstates, rank had
> little to do with success in a military career.