Joseph Hines Hall
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
on December 27, 1873, he was killed-in-action during the Philippine Insurrection
while serving with the 17th United States Infantry near Simpetan, Mindanao,
Philippine Islands, May 8, 1904.
He was killed on the same date, and at the
same place as First Lieutenant Harry Adsit Woodruff.
are buried just a few feet from one another in Section 1 of Arlington National
MANILA, May 11, 1904 - Lieutenant Winfield Harper and thirty-nine men of F Company of the Seventeenth United States Infantry, were caught on May 8 in an ambushg by several hundred Moros.
Two American officers and fifteen men were killed and five men were wounded. The smbush occurred at Simpatem, on the east shore of Lake Liquasan, Island of Mindanao.
The officers killes in the ambush were First Lieutenant Harry A. Woodruff and Second Lieutenant Joseph H. Hall, both of the Seventeenth Infantry.
Lieutenant Woodruff was born in Indiana and entered the service from the State of New York.
Lieutenant Hall was born in Alabama and was promoted to his Lieutenancy from the ranks.
HALL, JOSEPH H
2ND LT 17 US INF
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 05/08/1904
DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
BURIED AT: SITE 450
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Updated: 19 November 2000 Updated: 2 December 2001 Updated: 7 March 2003 Updated: 27 July 2003 Updated: 1 October 2004
Updated: 8 March 2007 Updated: 17 October 2007
Photos By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003