HILL, DANIEL I I ARvEY ( An Ameri can soldier in the Confederate service. and an educator. born in South Carolina. Ile graduated at \Vest Point in 1812, and served in the Alexiean War, for his gallantry in which he was brevetted Major. Ile resigned in 1519. and beeaine ;I pro fessor in 'Washington ('ollege, Lexington, Va., and later tilled a similar position in 1)a•idson College, North Carolina. In 1859 he hecame superintendent of the North Carolina Military Institute, at Charlotte, but resigned in ISCI to enter the Confederate service. Ile commanded at the battle of Big Bethel, June 10. 1861, and afterwards promoted to he a brigadier general. Ile fought against leClellan in the Peninsular campaign, and was especially con spicuous at the battle of Seven Pines and Pair Oak:, May 31 and June 1, 18112. Ile was with A. P. Pill at the battle of Beaver Dam Creek, and participated in that of Caines's AIM. At South September 14. 1S62. with only :1000 men, he managed to hold the whole Federal army in cheek until Lee was aide to get his trains and artillery not of longer, and then joined the main army in time to take part in the battle of Antietam on the 171.11. Ile was appointed a lien
by President. Davi: in July. 1863, and was placed in command of a corp.; in Gen eral Itragg's army. with which lie fought at the battle of Chickamauga. September 19-20. 81i3. in the last year of the war he fought under Joseph E. Johnston at the battle of Bentonville, N. C., and laid down his arm: at Durham Sta tion. on April 26. 1865. After the war lie was for a number of years editor of a monthly magazine entitled The Land We Lore, and later edited the Southern ionic, From 1877 until 1884 he was president of the Arkansas Industrial 'University, and from 1885 until the year of his death of the Middle Georgia Military and Agricultural Col lege. his publications include: Elements of Al gebra (1858) ; a number of religious tracts; and several articles in Battles and Leaders of tlw Ciril ll'ar (Johnson and Buel, editors, New York, 1887).