Brigadier General Arcadio Leyte Vidal Delgado

Arcadio Leyte Vidal Delgado, Brigadier General (Santiago de Cuba, January 12, 1846, since childhood he lived in Mayarí, Holguin Jurisdiction. Assassinated on September 15, 1879 in Nipe Bay.) Arcadio Leyte Vidal Delgado (cousin of Francisco Leyte Vidal Inarra) participated in the failed “Chi-quita War”, he went to Nipe to board a Herrera company steamship to go to Havana, he was captured by Lt. from the Spanish ship Rafael Carlier and taken to a gunboat, he is taken out on a boat where he is stabbed to death, his body tied to an ingot, and thrown into the Bay of Nipe. His remains were never found. At this time of the Leyte Vidal, the Mayarí area belonged to the Holguin Jurisdiction.

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