Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy 1798-1877

by Morgan, William James; David B. Tyler; Joye L. Leonhart; Mary F. Loughlin [Editors]
Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy 1798-1877
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Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy 1798-1877

by Morgan, William James; David B. Tyler; Joye L. Leonhart; Mary F. Loughlin [Editors]

Format: Hardcover

Status: Out of print

Code: E460

Condition: , Near Fine

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Near fine hardcover. Charles Wilkes was an American naval officer, ship's captain, and explorer. He led the United States Exploring Expedition, 1838-1842 and commanded the ship in the Trent Affair during the American Civil War, where he attacked a Royal Mail Ship, almost leading to war between the US and the UK.

Publisher: Department of the Navy

Year of Publication: 1978

Page Count: 944

Weight: 4.125 lb