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Henry Augustus Wise (1819–1869)

Wise, Henry Augustus. An American naval officer and author; born at Brooklyn, NY, May 12, 1819; died at Naples, Italy, April 2, 1869. Under the pseudonym of “Harry Gringo,” he wrote ‘Los Gringos; or, An Interior View of Mexico and California, with Wanderings in Peru, Chili, and Polynesia’ (1849); ‘Tales for the Marines’ (1855); ‘Scampavias, from Gibel-Tasek to Stamboul’ (1857); ‘The Story of the Gray African Parrot’ (1856), a book for children; and ‘Captain Brand of the Centipede’ (1860).