d, and hale and hearty — lately resided.
General Halleck's father was the Hon. Joseph Halleck, who died about three years since.
General Halleck entered the MilitaGeneral Halleck entered the Military Academy as a West Point cadet in 1835, stood third in the class, and was brevetted second lieutenant of engineers July 1, 1839. He was Acting Assistant Professor 53, he was appointed Captain of engineers, and resigned August 1, 1834.
Gen. Halleck was appointed a Major General in the United States Army in August last, at tmission bears date the 19th of August, 1861. At the time of his appointment, Gen. Halleck was the leading member of a most prominent law firm in San Francisco.
MMajor Gen. Halleck, in personal appearance, is below the medium height, straight, active, and well formed and has a brisk, energetic gait, significant of his firm and of his duties.
This forenoon the President, Secretary of War, and Major General Halleck were long in consultation at the War Department.
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