Frank Soule, USMA 1866
Soule resigned in 1870 and was appointed to a professorship of mathematics, and in 1872 to the chair of engineering, at the University of California (founded 1868).
He induced his classmate Hiero B. Herr to come to Berkeley.
The Annals Of San Francisco by Frank Soule, John H. Gihon, M.D. & James Nisbet, D. Appleton & Co. San Francisco, 1855.
Moore, Calvin C., Mathematics at Berkeley: a history, Wellesley, Mass. : AK Peters, c2007.
Streett, William B., "Military enterprise and engineering education: The American experience," 19 page manuscript (I have a copy).