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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1887

Vol. III
p413
3215

(Born Ill.)

Herman Hall

(Ap'd Mo.)

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Born Carthage, IL.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1883, to June 12, 1887, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Infantry, June 12, 1887.

Served: on frontier duty at Ft. Sherman, Ida. Sep. 29, 1887, to –––––.

Vol. IV
p453
[Supplement, Vol. IV: 1890‑1900]

Military History. — Served: At Willets Point, N. Y., Dec. 1, 1890 to Nov. 1, 1891; Fort Sherman, Ida., Nov. 1, 1891 to May, 1893 (Idaho mining riots, 1892); Vancouver Barracks, Wash., May to Oct., 1893; Fort Sherman, Ida., April

(First Lieut. of Infantry, 11th Infantry, June 8, 1894)

(Transferred to 22d Infantry, June 22, 1894)

to July 29, 1894 (N. P. R. R. strikes, 1894); (Adjutant of 22d U. S. Infantry, Jan. 16, 1896 to –––––); Fort Crook, Neb., July 29, 1894 to June 30, 1896;b Cuba, throughout Santiago campaign, April 18 to Aug. 18, 1898; Montauk Point, L. I., Aug. 18 to Oct. 18, 1898; Fort Crook, Oct. 18, 1898 to Jan. 27, 1899; en route to and in Philippine Islands, Jan. 27, 1899 to ––––

(Captain of Infantry, 21st Infantry, March 2, 1899)

Vol. V
p410
[Supplement, Vol. V: 1900‑1910]

Military History. — Served: En route to and in Philippine Islands, Jan. 27, 1899 to May 6, 1902; in Pasig, Malolos, San Isidro and Batangas campaigns; Chief of Department of Streets and Sanitation, City of Manila, July 9 to Nov. 19, 1900; Adjutant-General, First and Second Districts, Jan. 15 to Oct. 20, 1901; Fort Snelling, Minn., June 1, 1902 until Nov. 6, 1904, as Regimental and Post Commissary; Cantonment at San Francisco, Cal., Nov. 6, 1904 to Feb. 1, 1905; en route to and in Philippines, Feb. 1, 1905 to Oct. 23, 1905, as Regimental Commissary and Adjutant; with Philippine Constabulary, from Oct. 23, 1905, as Inspector and Colonel of Constabulary, July 3, 1907 to –––––.

Vol. VI
p472
[Supplement, Vol. VI: 1910‑1920]

(Born June 6, 1864)

Military History. —

Captain, 21st Infantry, March 2, 1899.

In Philippines with Philippine Constabulary from Oct. 23, 1905; Assistant Chief, Philippine Constabulary, with rank of Colonel, July 3, 1907, to

(Major, 12th Infantry, March 31, 1910)

December, 1911; Aide-de‑Camp to Governor General of Philippines, Sept. 10, 1913, to Jan. 1, 1914; Assistant Chief and Chief of Philippine Constabulary, with rank of Brigadier-General, Jan. 1 to June 26, 1914;

(Transferred to 8th Infantry, June, 1914)

at Manila, with regiment, June 26, 1914, to Jan. 20, 1915; Chief of Philippine Constabulary with rank of Brigadier-General, Jan. 20, 1915, to

(Lieut.‑Colonel of Infantry, June 12, 1916)

(Colonel of Infantry, May 15, 1917)

July 5, 1917; at Syracuse, N. Y., with 47th Infantry, July 6 to

(Brigadier-General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917)

Aug. 23, 1917; at Camp Lee, Va., commanding 155th Depot Brigade, Aug. 27 to Dec. 13, 1917; at Camp Kearny, Cal., and in France, commanding 80th Infantry Brigade, Dec. 21, 1917, to Oct. 17, 1918; with 177th Infantry Brigade and commanding 178th Infantry Brigade, Oct. 21 to Nov. 16; (served in Meuse-Argonne Offensive); in France and Germany, commanding 177th Infantry Brigade, Nov. 16, 1918, to May 25, 1919; (commanded a District in Germany in the Army of Occupation); at Camp Dodge, Iowa, June 9 to

(Returned to Grade of Colonel, July 15, 1919)

Aug. 4; on leave of absence and at Camp Travis, Texas, commanding 35th Infantry, to Nov. 15, 1919; at Camp Lewis, Wash., commanding 35th Infantry, to April 21, 1920; at Butte, Montana, on strike duty, April 22, 1920, to ––––

Vol. VII
p261
[Supplement, Vol. VII: 1920‑1930]

Military History: —

Colonel, 47th Infantry, May 15, 1917.

Brigadier-General, National Army, Aug. 5, 1917.

Honorably Discharged as Brigadier-General, National Army, Only,
July 15, 1919.

At Butte, Mont., on strike duty, Apr. 22, 1920, to May 24; at San Francisco, Calif., at Headquarters 9th Corps, Sept. 21 to Oct. 11; at Douglas, Ariz., and at Camp Sherman, Ohio, commanding 19th Infantry, Oct. 11, 1920, to June 7, 1921; (in Mingo Co., W. Va., with Regiment on strike duty, Nov. 27, 1920, to Feb. 16, 1921); on leave of absence to Aug. 15; at Army War College, Washington, D. C., Aug. 15, 1921, to July 9, 1922; on leave of absence to Oct. 22, 1922.

 p262  Colonel, U. S. A., Retired, Oct. 23, 1922,
At His Own Request, After Over 39 Years' Service.

Awarded Silver Star and cited "for gallantry in action against insurgent forces at Malinta, Luzon, P. I., Mar. 26, 1899."

Died, Sept. 6, 1928, at Pasadena, Calif.: Aged 64.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1929.

Brigadier-General, U. S. A., (Posthumously) Sept. 6, 1928.
Act of June 21, 1930.

Buried, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, CA.


Thayer's Notes:

a Gen. Hall's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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b Sic: the Register gives no indication of his duties between June 30, 1896 and Apr. 18, 1898.


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