Thomas Macdonough: Master of Command in the Early U.S. Navy

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Naval Institute Press, 2003 - Biography & Autobiography - 257 pages
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The work also explores the art of naval command in the age of fighting sail and tells how Macdonough received training in naval leadership and applied those lessons at Lake Champlain."--BOOK JACKET.
  

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Due to an apparent dearth of records this is mostly a professional life of the victor of Lake Champlain, though a very interesting professional life it was, as Skaggs considers the path that prepared ... Read full review

Contents

Preparation for Command
22
Lake Champlain 18121813
59
Lake Champlain 1814
83
The Battle of Plattsburgh Bay
109
Life Ashore
140
Cruise of the Guerriere
158
Lifes Final Cruise
186
Notes
209
Bibliography
231
Further Reading
245
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DAVID CURTIS SKAGGS is Professor of Military History and Strategy at the Air War College.

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