"...a fresh look at the historic battle off the Virgina coast that radically altered naval warfare." -- Daily Press, 3/26/06
"...an interesting and quick read." -- Civil War Interactive
"A tremendous amount of scholarship on the battle that is missed in the normal cursory treatments given in history books." -- Books-on-Line
"An insightful collection, enthusiastically recommended for college library and naval or civil war history shelves." -- Midwest Book Review
About the Author
, Senior Vice President for External Affairs at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, is one of the nation's leading authorities on Lincoln and the political culture of the Civil War era. He served as co-chairman of the U.S. Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission and has written, co-written, or edited 35 books. TIM MULLIGAN
's books include Virginia: A History and Guide.