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Gustavus Vasa Fox of the Union Navy

A Biography

Gustavus Vasa Fox of the Union Navy( )
Author: Hoogenboom, Ari
ISBN:978-0-8018-8986-8
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $43.00
Book Description:

This magisterial biography recounts the life and career of one of the U.S. Navy's most influential officers, Gustavus Vasa Fox. Ari Hoogenboom's examination of Fox's incredible life and distinguished career creates a vivid portrait of the man most responsible for the U.S. Navy's stellar performance in the Civil War.

Fox's naval service began in 1838 when he went to sea as a midshipman. He sailed in the Mediterranean, off the coast of Africa, in the Gulf of Mexico, and with...
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Book Details
Pages:408
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / United States
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.125 x 9.25 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.65 Pounds



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