eBook Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan (Library of Naval Biography) download
by Craig L. Symonds
Author: Craig L. Symonds
Publisher: Naval Inst Pr; 1 edition (September 1, 1999)
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Franklin Buchanan is best known for taking the Confederate ironclad Virginia into action at Hampton Roads in 1862 and later commanding the .
Franklin Buchanan is best known for taking the Confederate ironclad Virginia into action at Hampton Roads in 1862 and later commanding the ironclad Tennessee against Farragut at the Battle of Mobile Ba. Naval Academy's first superintendent and his remarkable career in the . Navy but also his stellar service to the Confederacy. Symonds' definitive study is a superb book.
Confederate Admiral book. Other books in the series. Library of Naval Biography (8 books). Books by Craig L. Symonds. A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American. Buchanan was prominent in the antebellum . Navy serving as first superintendent of the U. S. Naval Academy, storming the Mexican fort at Tuxpan, and acting as flag captain during M. C. Perry’s mission to open Japan in 1853.
Library of Naval Biography. Confederate Admiral proves that Craig Symonds, an award-winning scholar who has written seven other books and has taught naval and Civil War history at the Naval Academy since 1976, has also mastered the art of biography. Annapolis, M. Naval Institute Press, c. 1999. The book is beautifully written, demonstrates a firm grasp of the subject, remains both sympathetic and objective, and uses just the right quote or anecdote to illustrate a point. Particularly intriguing is Symonds's explanation of how Buchanan, an avowed Unionist, reached the decision to fight against his former flag.
Confederate Admiral Franklin Buchanan sometimes fought his friends as. .
Confederate Admiral Franklin Buchanan sometimes fought his friends as fiercely as he fought his enemies. When the Civil War began, Buchanan found himself torn between different ideals, and Symonds masterfully analyzes Buchanan’s difficult decision to resign. In recognition of his talents, Mallory sent him to command the naval squadron in Mobile Bay. There he oversaw the construction of one of the Confederacy’s most powerful ironclads, Tennessee.
Craig Lee Symonds (born 31 December 1946, in Long Beach, California) is the Distinguished Visiting Ernest J. King Professor of Maritime History for the academic years 2017-2019 at the . Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He is also Professor Emeritus at the U. Naval Academy where he served as chairman of the history department. He is a distinguished historian of the American Civil War and maritime history. His book Lincoln and His Admirals received the Lincoln Prize.
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Part of the Library of Naval Biography Series). A leading historian of both the American Civil War and American naval history takes a fresh look at Franklin Buchanan, the . Naval Academy's first superintendent who went on to become the Confederate Navy's first admiral. Buchanan's resignation from the .
Symonds talked about his book,, published by the United States Naval.
Symonds talked about his book,, published by the United States Naval Institute. He focused on the career of Buchanan, from a merchantman, to a midshipman during the War of 1812, to the historic trip to Japan with Commodore Perry, and his command of warships in the Civil War. After his prepared remarks he answered questions from the audience. Wars of Franklin Buchanan], published by the United States Naval.