The Life and Character of Stephen Decatur: Late Commodore and Post-captain in the Navy of the United States, and Navy-commissioner: Interspersed with Brief Notices of the Origin, Progress, and Achievements of the American Navy ... (Google eBook)
P. B. Goodsell, 1821 - 312 pages
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