General Von Schack, U. S. A., Dead NEW YORK, Jan. 17.-- General George Von Schack, United States Army, retired, died suddenly at his home here today. He was 82 years old. General Von Schack was born in Berlin and was a captain in the German army. He emigrated to the United States in 1861 and entered the Un- ion army, serving with the Seventh Regi- ment, New York Volunteers, and retired at the close of the war as a brigadier gen- eral by brevet. He has been continuously in the Custom House service in this port since 1868.