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Joseph Hines Hall
Second Lieutenant, United States Army
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Born 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. They are buried just a few feet from one another in Section 1 of Arlington National Cemetery.


Joseph Hines Hall of Alabama
Appointed From Alabama, Private, Company F, 1st Colorado Infantry, 18 June 1898 to 14 July 1899
Private and Corporal,  Company A,  18th United States Infantry And Sergeant, 5th and 8th United States Artillery Batteries, 3 March 1900 to 26 October 1902
Second Lieutenant, 17th United States Infantry, 17 October 1902.
17 AMERICANS DIED IN MORO AMBUSCADE

Lieutenant Winfield and Thirty-nine Men Caught in Trap
Lieutenant Hall of Alabama Among Those Who Fell
Five Men Also Wounded By Moro Fire
Ambush Occurred at simpatem, on Lake Liquosan, in the Island of Mindanao

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.

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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

JH Hall Gravesite PHOTO
Photograph By M. R. Patterson, October 2002


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
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JH Hall Gravesite PHOTO October 2007

JH Hall Gravesite PHOTO October 2007
Photos By: M. R. Patterson, October 2007

JH Hall Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003