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Commodore Abraham Whipple of the Continental Navy : privateer, patriot, pioneer

Author: Sheldon S Cohen
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, ©2010.
Series: New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology.
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Abraham Whipple (1733-1819) is little-known, yet intrepid and frequently successful Continental Navy officer who contributed significantly to the War for Independence. This biography of Whipple  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
History
Named Person: Abraham Whipple; Abraham Whipple; Abraham Whipple
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon S Cohen
ISBN: 9780813034331 0813034337
OCLC Number: 421147591
Description: xxi, 232 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Rhode Island beginnings --
The passage from peacetime to rebellion, 1763-1775 --
Whipple's war, at home and abroad, 1775-1778 --
War's fortunes and misfortunes, 1779-1783 --
Postwar discontentments, 1783-1789 --
Final years in Ohio, 1789-1819.
Series Title: New perspectives on maritime history and nautical archaeology.
Responsibility: Sheldon S. Cohen ; foreword by James C. Bradford and Gene Allen Smith.

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