Granville Owen Haller(1819 - 1897)
Home State: Pennsylvania
Command Billet: Commanding HQ Guard
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: Headquarters Guard, Army of the Potomac
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Commissioned 2nd Lt, 4th US Infantry, 17 Nov 1839;
1st Lt 12 July 1846;
Regimantal Adjustant 1 Jan 1843 to 10 Sept 1845;
Major, 7th Infantry 25 Sept 1861;
Dismissed from the Service 25 July 1863;
Exhonerated and reinstated as Colonel of Infantry 1 July 1879 to rank from 19 Feb 1873 (joint resolution of Congress of 3 Mar 1879) ;
Assigned to the 23rd Infantry 11 Dec 1879;
Retired 6 Feb 1882.
Cited: Brevetted Capt 8 Sept 1847 for battle of Molino del Rey, Mex and Major 13 Sept 1847 for Chapultepec Mex.
In the Antietam Campaign:
In command of the Headquarters Guard, Army of the Potomac.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Heitman, Francis Historical Register and Dictionary of the United States Army 1789-1903, Washington, US Government Printing Office, 1903.;
History of the Pacific Northwest, Oregon and Washington, 1889, Volume II, Page 351 - 370 - which contains a lengthy biographical sketch
- from the Union County, Oregon. History and Genealogy Project
More on the Web:
See his retirement home in Seattle, and more about his Seattle history from the Seattle Sun. See more about his fight with the Yakima in 1855.
|Birth Date: 1/31/1819 Place of Birth: York, PA Graduating Year: 0 |
Death Date: 5/2/1897
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