General Tasker Howard Bliss

Tasker Howard Bliss was born in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, on 31 December 1853. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1875, was commissioned a second lieutenant, and assigned to the 1st Artillery. From 1876 to 1880, he taught French and artillery tactics at West Point. In 1880, he was promoted to first lieutenant. Two years later, he married …

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