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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
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Harvey, Sir John 1829- Colonial governor; appointed governor of Virginia in 1627; arrived there in 1629; and served till 1635, when he was impeached by the Assembly. Failing to pacify his opponents. he returned to England, where his case was examined by the privy council, and he was restored to his office, were he remained till 1639. Hascall, Milo Smith, military officer; born in Le Roy, N. Y., Aug. 5, 1829; Harvard College in 1720. graduated at the United States Military Academy in 1852. He captured the first Confederate flag at Philippi, Va., June 21. 1861; participated in many important actions; and was promoted brigadier-general of volunteers in April, 1862.