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LEWIS, Charles Lee. Admiral Franklin Buchanan : Fearless Man of Action. Baltimore: The Norman, Remington Company, 1929. Pp (6),vii-xvi,(2),1-285,(1) + colour portrait frontispiece + 29 plates. 8vo, blue cloth, gilt lettering to spine, gilt decoration to front board. With map end-papers.
On Franklin Buchanan (b. September 17, 1800, Baltimore – d. May 11, 1874) was an officer in the United States Navy who became the only full admiral in the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War, and commanded the ironclad CSS Virginia. He was also the first Superintendent of the United States Naval Academy.
Myron Smith, American Civil War Navies : A Bibliography 1440, Garrett, The Mexican-American War of 1846-1848 : A Bibliography p.229.
Foreword by Rear-Admiral S.S. Robison.
1. What's in a Name?;
2. The Call of the Seven Seas;
3. Schoolboy Midshipman;
4. The Blue Mediterranean;
5. Sing Johnny Off to China;
6. Where the Pirates Prowled [the Caribbean];
7. The Fair Constellation;
8. Of Shoes — and Ships — and Sealing-wax;
9. This is the Middies' School [on the Annapolis Naval Academy];
10. Remember the Alamo [the Mexican-American War];
11. The Fire-Vessels of the Western Barbarians;
12. Marylmd, My Maryland;
13. When the Merrimac Fought m Hampton Roads;
14. Hope Deferred;
15. Through Fire in Mobile Bay;
16. Sunset and Evening Star;
17. That's for Remembrance.
Lewis, biographer of Matthew Maury and author of the perennially useful Books of the Sea, here recounts the career of the distinguished officer who became first Superintendant of the U.S. Naval Academy.
Very good in rubbed, nicked dustjacket. 140.00
Title: First Edition in dustjacket
Publisher: Norman, Remington Co., Baltimore, 1929,: 1929
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