Captain Henry A. Wise, U.S. navy Born Brooklyn, New York, 24 May 1819. Appointed midshipman, 8 February 1834. Served on Florida cost during Mexican War. 1862, became assistant chief, Bureau of Ordnance and Hydrography. Died, Naples Italy, 2 April 1869. Published several works under the Pseudonym of "Harry Gringo".
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