Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan

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Naval Institute Press, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 274 pages
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Buchanan, who entered the navy as a midshipman in 1815, had a long career that included being the first superintendent of the Naval Academy, command of the ironclads CSS Virginia and Tennessee, and being appointed the only Confederate admiral.

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Contents

A Mid in the Med
7
Chasing Pirates and Other Adventures
22
The Confederate Navy
143
Copyright

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About the author (1999)

Craig L. Symonds is professor of history at the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis and a specialist in military history.

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