Henry wager halleck was born january 16 1815 on the family farm in oneida county new york when the mexican war broke out halleck set sail for california mcclellan characterized halleck as the most hopelessly stupid of all men in high position . Henry halleck early life career born january 16 1815 henry wager halleck was the son of war of 1812 veteran joseph halleck and his wife catherine wager halleck initially raised on the family farm in westernville ny halleck quickly grew to detest the agricultural lifestyle and ran away at a young age. Henry wager halleck january 16 1815 january 9 1872 was a united states army officer scholar and lawyer a noted expert in military studies he was known by a nickname that became derogatory old brains he was an important participant in the admission of california as a state and became a successful lawyer and land developer early in the american civil war he was a senior union . Abraham lincoln and henry w halleck abraham lincoln and henry w halleck muddy uncertain stupid as to what is doing or to be done 24 on july 31 welles wrote halleck as usual was heavy carl sandburg abraham lincoln the war years volume iii p 147 geoffrey perret
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