His soldiers had access to book her
If she were plug ugly or looker.
…Those masses for dough
…Is why we now know
Both General and floozy as Hooker.
It is thought that so many prostitutes plied their trade
among the Union soldiers in the army of General Joseph
Hooker, that they are now called by the name “hooker”.
© Dennis Lange and thebardonthehill.wordpress.com, 2016.