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Real Soldiers of Fortune
Richard H. Davis

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epared by David Reed haradda@aol.com or davidr@inconnect.com 

Real Soldiers of Fortune
by Richard Harding Davis 

MAJOR-GENERAL HENRY RONALD
DOUGLAS MACIVER 

ANY sunny afternoon, on Fifth Avenue, or at night in the _table
d'hote_ restaurants of University Place, you may meet the soldier
of fortune who of all his brothers in arms now living is the most
remarkable.  You may have noticed him; a stiffly erect,
distinguished-looking man, with gray hair, an imperial of the
fashion of Louis Napoleon, fierce blue eyes, and across his
forehead a sabre cut. 

This is Henry Ronald Douglas MacIver, for some time in India an
ensign in the Sepoy mutiny; in Italy, lieutenant under Garibaldi; in
Spain, captain under Don Carlos; in our Civil War, major in the
Confederate army; in Mexico, lieutenant-colonel under the

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