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The Sea Eagle : The Civil War Memoir of Lt. Cdr. William B. Cushing, USN

By: Carter, Alden R. (Editor) of Cushing, William B.

Price: $31.46  $28.31

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, U.S.A., Rowman & Littlfield Publishers: 2009

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 047187

ISBN: 0742570533

Condition: New


William Barker Cushing is considered one of the navy's greatest heroes of the Civil War. After his expulsion from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1861, Cushing managed to get an appointment as a master's mate on one of the warships of a blockading squadron. Cushing's daring and exceptional performance in battle led to a spectacular rise in rank, responsibility, and reputation. His military career culminated in his torpedoing of the Confederate ironclad Albermarle on the Roanok... View more info