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Henry W. Halleck


Date Party Office Votes Result
06-03-1849 Nonpartisan Delegate 0 Win

Candidate Biography:

Henry Wager Halleck
Born: January 16, 1815 in Oneida County, New York
Married: Elizabeth Hamilton (m. 1855)
Child: Henry W. Jr.
Military Service: ARMY (Mexican-American War, Civil War)
Died: January 9, 1872 in Louisville, Kentucky

1847: Military Lieutenant Governor of occupied Mazatlan
1848-1849: Military Secretary of occupied California
1849-1861: Partner, Halleck, Peachy & Billings (Law Firm)
1861-1862: Military Commander, Department of the Missouri
1862: Military Commander, Department of the Mississippi
1862-1864: General-in-Chief of the Union Armies
1864-1865: Chief of Staff, General-in-Chief of the Union Armies Ulysses S. Grant
1869-1872: Military Commander, Department of the South