Thursday, 28 June 2018

236) Hugh Judson Kilpatrick

Hugh Judson Kilpatrick (1836 - 1881). Officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, achieving the rank of brevet major general. He was later the United States Minister to Chile, and a failed political candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives.
"Described as short in stature, with red hair and stringy sand-colored side burns, he spoke in a shrill voice and walked in a rolling gate."
http://www.thelatinlibrary.com/chron/civilwarnotes/kilpatrick.html


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