The Wilkes Expedition: The First United States Exploring Expedition [1838-1842]

by Tyler, David B.
The Wilkes Expedition: The First United States Exploring Expedition [1838-1842]
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The Wilkes Expedition: The First United States Exploring Expedition [1838-1842]

by Tyler, David B.

Format: Hardcover

Status: Out of print

Code: E462

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1968. Very good hardcover. Ex-library markings. Black and white photographs. 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: The American Philosophical Society

Year of Publication: 1968

Page Count: 435