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Francis Vinton Greene (1850–1921)

Greene, Francis Vinton. An American soldier and author; born in Providence, RI, June 27, 1850; died in 1921. He graduated from West Point in 1870, and served until 1886, when he resigned with the rank of captain. He was attached to the headquarters of the Russian army during the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–78. His chief works are: ‘The Russian Army and its Campaigns in Turkey’ (1879); ‘Army Life in Russia’ (1880); ‘The Mississippi’ (1882); ‘Life of Nathaniel Greene’ (1893); ‘The Military Situation in the United States’ (1915).