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Lincoln and his admirals

Craig L. Symonds

Lincoln and his admirals

Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Navy, and the Civil War

by Craig L. Symonds

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lincoln, Abraham, -- 1809-1865 -- Military leadership.,
  • Welles, Gideon, -- 1802-1878.,
  • Fox, Gustavus Vasa, -- 1821-1883.,
  • United States. -- Navy -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Presidents -- United States -- Biography.,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Naval operations.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-416) and index.

    StatementCraig L. Symonds.
    GenreBiography.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE457.2 .S94 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 430 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages430
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22861348M
    ISBN 100195310225
    ISBN 109780195310221
    LC Control Number2008004251

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His book Lincoln and His Admirals received the Lincoln Prize. His book Neptune: the Allied Invasion of Europe and the D-Day Landings was the recipient of the Samuel Eliot Morison Award for Naval Literature.

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