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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1856

Vol. II

(Born N. Y.)

Herbert A. Hascall

(Ap'd N. Y.)


Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1852, to July 1, 1856, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Second Lieut., 4th Artillery, July 1, 1856.

Served: in garrison at Ft. Independence, Mas., 1856; in Florida Hostilities against the Seminole Indians, 1856‑57; on frontier duty at Ft. Leavenworth, quelling Kansas Disturbances, 1858, — Ft. Laramie, Dak., 1858‑59, — and Utah Expedition, 1859; and at the Military Academy as

(First Lieut., 4th Artillery, Sep. 27, 1859)

Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Jan. 16, 1860, to July 2, 1861.

Transferred to 5th Artillery, May 14, 1861.

Served during the Rebellion of the Seceding States, 1861‑63: as Acting Asst. Adjutant-General of Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.Keyes' Brigade in the Manassas Campaign of July, 1861, being engaged in the Battle of Bull Run, July 21, 1861; in command of Battery in the Defenses of Washington, D. C., July‑Aug., 1861, — and in Guarding the Upper Potomac, Aug.‑Sep.,

(Captain, Staff — Asst. Quartermaster, Aug. 3, 1861, to July 13, 1862)

1861; on leave of absence, Sep.‑Oct., 1861; on Quartermaster duty at New York city, Oct. 4‑11, 1861, — and at Hilton Head, S. C., Nov. 10, 1861, to Feb. 24, 1862; and on sick leave of absence, Apr. 4, 1862, to

(Captain, 5th Artillery, July 13, 1862)

Feb. 19, 1863.

Served: at the Military Academy, 1863‑67, as Asst. Professor of Mathematics, Mar. 20 to June 18, 1863, — and Principal Asst. Professor of Mathematics, June 18, 1863, to Aug. 13, 1871; on leave of absence,

(Bvt. Major, and Bvt. Lieut.‑Colonel, Mar. 13, 1865,
for Faithful and Meritorious Services during the Rebellion)

Sep. 1, 1871, to Dec. 1, 1872; in garrison at Ft. Adams, R. I., Dec. 1, 1872, to Feb. 10, 1873; and on sick leave of absence, Feb. 18, 1873, to Nov. 10, 1874.

Retired from Active Service, Nov. 10, 1874,
for Disability contracted in the Line of Duty.

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

Military History. — Retired officer.

Died Oct. 14, 1890, at Chicago, Ill.: Aged 55.

Buried, (Hascall Family Cemetery), Le Roy, NY.

See Annual Association of Graduates, U. S. M. A., 1891, for an obituary notice, with a portrait.

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