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Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy, 1798-1877

Author: Charles WilkesWilliam James MorganDavid Budlong TylerJohn D H KaneFrank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries)All authors
Publisher: Washington : Naval History Division, Dept. of the Navy : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Naval history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wilkes, Charles, 1798-1877.
Autobiography of Rear Admiral Charles Wilkes, U.S. Navy, 1798-1877.
Washington : Naval History Division, Dept. of the Navy : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1978
(OCoLC)607831636
Named Person: Charles Wilkes; Charles Wilkes; CHARLES WILKES
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Wilkes; William James Morgan; David Budlong Tyler; John D H Kane; Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana (Mississippi State University. Libraries); United States. Naval History Division.
OCLC Number: 4043274
Description: xxii, 944 pages : illustrations portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Early Life 1798-1815 --
Merchant Service 1815-1817 --
Entering the Navy 1818 --
European Cruise in the Guerriere 1818-1821 --
South American Cruise in the Franklin 1821-1822 --
In the Waterwitch and the O'Caiw 1822-1823 --
Between Cruises 1823-1830 --
Second Cruise on the Mediterranean Station 1830-1831 --
Shore Duty 1831-1837 --
Coast Surveys and Preparation for Exploring Expedition --
Exploring Expedition; Hampton Roads to Lima, Peru 1838-1839 --
Exploring Expedition; Tuamotu Islands to Fiji 1839-1840 --
Exploring Expedition; Hawaiian Islands to New York City 1840-1842 --
Narrative of the Exploring Expedition 1842-1844 --
Jaunt into Pennsylvania 1844 --
Washington Observances 1844-1848 --
Impressions of Life in the South 1848 --
Further Travel in the Carolinas 1848-1849 --
Family Affairs 1849-1855 --
Coming of the War 1855-1861 --
Norfolk Navy Yard Destroyed and the Trent Captured 1861-1862 --
West India Squadron 1862-1863 --
Views on Cuba and other.West Indian Islands --
Court Martial 1864 --
International Law and the Trent --
James River Command 1862 --
"Old Welles" --
Responsibility: editors, William James Morgan, David B Tyler, Joye L. Leonhart and Mary F. Loughlin ; with an introd. by Rear Admiral John D.H. Kane, Jr. USN (Ret.) Director of the Naval Historical Center.

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