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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1852

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Milo S. Hascall

(Ap'd Ind.)


Milo Smith Hascall: Born Aug. 5, 1829.

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1848, to July 1, 1852, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1852.

Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Mar. 31, 1853.

Served in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., 1852‑53.

Resigned, Sep. 30, 1853.

Civil History. — Railroad Contractor, Indiana, 1854. Counselor at Law, Goshen, Ind., 1855‑61. District Attorney of Elkhart and Lagrange Counties, Ind., 1856‑58. School Examiner for Elkhart County, Ind., 1859‑61. Clerk of Elkhart County, Circuit, and Common Pleas Courts, 1859‑61.

Military History. — Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑64: as Aide-de‑Camp, with the rank of Captain, to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Morris, Indiana Volunteers, Apr. 27 to June 12, 1861; in Organizing

(Colonel, 17th Indiana Volunteers, June 12, 1861)

Regiment, June 12 to Aug. 8, 1861; in Western Virginia Campaign, Aug. to Nov., 1861, being engaged in the Action of Philippi, June 3, 1861, — and several Skirmishes; in command of Brigade (Army of the Cumberland), in the Tennessee Campaign, Oct., 1862, to Mar., 1863,

(Brig.‑General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 25, 1862)

being engaged in the Battle of Stone River, Dec. 31, 1862, to Jan. 3, 1863 (commanding Division); in collecting stragglers from the Army, throughout the States of Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, Mar. to June, 1863; in command of the District of Indiana, June to Aug., 1863; in command of Division (Army of the Ohio) in Operations in East Tennessee, Aug., 1863, to Mar., 1864, being engaged in the Defense of Knoxville, Nov. to Dec., 1863, — and numerous Skirmishes; on leave of absence, Mar. 16 to Apr. 15, 1864; in command of 2d Division of 23d Corps (Army of the Ohio), in the Invasion of Georgia, May 28 to Oct. 27, 1864, being engaged in numerous Actions and Skirmishes on the Advance to Atlanta, May 28 to July 22, 1864, — Siege of Atlanta, July 22 to Sep. 2, 1864, — and Occupation of Decatur and vicinity, Sep. to Oct., 1864.

Resigned, Oct. 27, 1864.

Civil History. — Banker at Goshen, Ind., since 1865.

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

Civil History. — Dealer in real estate in Chicago and Cook County, Ill. — Resided, Chicago, Ill., 1890‑94; Oak Park, Cook Co., Ill., 1894 to ––––

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

Civil History. — Dealer in real estate in Chicago and Cook County, Ill. — Resided, Oak Park, Cook Co., Ill., 1900 to 1904.

Died Sept. 1,​a 1904, at Oak Park, Ill.: Aged 74.

Buried, Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, IL.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1905, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

Thayer's Note:

a His tombstone (q.v.) reads Aug. 30.

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