Confederate Admiral: The Life and Wars of Franklin Buchanan
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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