Sons Of The Father

Pub Date : 2013-09-24 | Author : Robert M. S. McDonald | Publisher : University of Virginia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813934396
ISBN 13 : 0813934397

Whether acting as a military officer or civilian officeholder, George Washington did not possess a reputation for glad handing, easy confidences, or even much warmth. His greatest ..

The Great Virginia Triumvirate

Pub Date : 2010-01-22 | Author : John P. Kaminski | Publisher : University of Virginia Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813928760
ISBN 13 : 0813928761

Three remarkable Virginians stand out in their service to the new nation: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison. Kaminski presents a series of biographical portrai..

Command Under Sail

Pub Date : 2013-03-22 | Author : James Bradford | Publisher : Naval Institute Press

ISBN 10 : 9781612512617
ISBN 13 : 1612512615

A collection of esssays on 12 officers who helped to build the foundation of the U.S. Naval tradition...