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Hanson Briscoe Black
Colonel, United Staets Army
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Hanson Briscoe Black of Maryland
Appointed from West Virginia, Second Lieutenant, 4th U. S. Artillery, 9July 1898
Artillery Corps, 2 February 1901
First Lieutenant, 28 February 1901
Assigned to the Ordnance Department, 21 June 1902
Hanson Bricoe Black, Colonel, Untied States Army (1874-1934) is the son of George Z. W. Black, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army.  He is buried near his father in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Harriet Serrell Deems Black (1879-1978) is buried with him.

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COLONEL HANSON B. BLACK
Army Officer, Retired In 1922, Succumbs At Age Of 60

WASHINGTON, December 8, 1934 - Colonel Hanson B Black, U.S.A. (retired), died at his home here last night.  He was 60 years old.  He entered the Army as a Second Lieutenant of Artillery in 1898.  During the World War he was a Colonel of Infantry in the National Army and reached thegrade of Colonel in the Regular Army in1920.  He was retired for dissability in the line of duty in 1922.

He was graduated from Johns Hopkins University in 1895. He was an honor graduate of the Army School of theLine.

He is survived by his widow. Funeral services will be held here on Monday and burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.


BLACK, HANSON B
United States Army
DATE OF DEATH: 12/07/1934
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2581
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BLACK, HARRIET SERRELL DEEMS
DATE OF BIRTH: 07/05/1879
DATE OF DEATH: 04/24/1978
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 2581
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 26 July 2003 Updated: 20 November 2005 Updated: 31 August 2007

HB Black Gravesite PHOTO June 2003

Photo By M. R. Patterson, 28 June 2003