Lincoln's tragic admiral : the life of Samuel Francis Du Pont / Kevin J. Weddle.

Author
Weddle, Kevin John [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Charlottesville : University of Virginia Press, c2005.
Description
xiii, 269 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Series
A nation divided
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 219-260) and index.
Contents
The early years -- The Mexican War -- A strategy for a modern navy -- The Efficiency Board of 1855 -- From China to the Philadelphia Navy Yard -- The Blockade Board of 1861 and Union naval strategy -- The great southern expedition -- The objective is Charleston -- Charleston and its aftermath.
ISBN
0813923328 (cloth : alk. paper)
LCCN
2004022258
OCLC
56729648
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