in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Political Theory; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1259 words.
Gilpin, William (04 October 1815–19 January 1894), geopolitician, soldier, and land speculator, was born in New Castle County, Delaware, the son of Joshua Gilpin, a manufacturer of fine...