Friday, 26 July 2019

866) Archibald Gillespie

Major Archibald H. Gillespie (1812 – 1873). Officer in the United States Marine Corps during the Mexican–American War.

- "... he selected Lieutenant Archibald H. Gillespie, an ambitious young Marine Corps officer, known for his shock of red hair, his fluency in Spanish..."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "Gillespie, tall, freckled and with a shock of red hair..."  https://books.google.it/books…

- "A red-haired courier from Washington reached Larkin on April 17, 1846. This was Marine Lieutenant Archibald Gillespie..."  https://books.google.it/books…



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