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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1829

Vol. I

(Born N. Y.)

Charles W. Hackley

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1825, to July 1, 1829, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1829.

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1829.

p426 Served at the Military Academy, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Aug. 30, 1829, to Aug. 28, 1831, and Jan. 8, 1832, to Sep. 30, 1833.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1833.

Civil History. — Clergyman, Protestant Episcopal Church, 1834‑61. Professor of Mathematics, University of the City of New York, 1833‑39. President of Jefferson College, Washington, Mis., 1839. Professor of Mathematics in Columbia College, New York city, 1843‑57, — and Professor of Astronomy, 1857‑61. Author of a "Treatise on Algebra," 1846, — of an "Elementary Course of Geometry," 1847, — and of "Elements of Trigonometry, with their practical application to Navigation and Nautical Astronomy," 1850.

Died, Jan. 10, 1861, at New York city: Aged 53.

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