TITLE

Cagey Civil War Commando Laid Groundwork for Naval Special Warfare

AUTHOR(S)
Winkler, David F.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Sea Power;May2005, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the attack of Navy Lieutenant William B. Cushing during the U.S. Civil War. Accounts of Cushing's attack using a specially constructed steam launch; Recommendation sent by U.S. President Abraham Lincoln to Congress urging a vote of thanks to Cushing.
ACCESSION #
16854394

 

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