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HAYMAN, Samuel Brinkle, soldier, born in Chester county, Pennsylvania, 5 June, 1820. He was graduated at the United States military academy in 1842, became 1st lieutenant of infantry in 1847, captain in 1855, major in 1863, and lieutenant-colonel in 1867. During the Mexican war he was in several important battles, participating in the assault and capture of the city of Mexico. He served throughout the civil war with the Army of the Potomac, and was brevetted lieutenant-colonel for gallantry at Chan-cellorsville. He was mustered out of the volunteer service in June, 1863, and afterward participated in the battles of Kelly's Ford, Nine Run, and the battle of the Wilderness, 6 May, 1864, where he was wounded and brevetted colonel. In March, 1865, he was brevetted brigadier-general of volunteers for gallantry at Fair Oaks. In 1865-'6 he was acting assistant provost-marshal-general, and disbursing officer at Elmira, New York He took command at Fort Dakota in 1866, and was retired in 1872.
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