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Lincoln and His Admirals by Craig Symonds – 2.99


Lincoln and His Admirals
Craig Symonds
5 star Biographies & Memoirs > Historical > United States > Civil War > Military Leaders

“Craig L. Symonds has filled a gap by giving us a superb account of Abraham Lincoln’s relationship with the navy and the people who ran it. Beautifully written, the narrative is also lively and informative. He eloquently describes how Lincoln’s judicious temperament complemented his irascible ‘Neptune, ‘ Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles along with the calumny, envy, personal conflicts, and thirst for promotion that permeated the deep sea and riverine forces. This is the most complete and edifying story of Mr. Lincoln and his ‘webbed-feet.'”–Frank Williams, Chief Justice, Rhode Island State Supreme Court and Lincoln Scholar

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