Samuel Francis Du Pont: A Selection from his Civil War Letters. Edited by John D. Hayes.; Volume One, The Mission: 1860-1862 [Volume Two, The Blockade: 1862-1863; Volume Three, The Repulse: 1863-1865].

Ithaca, NY: Cornell U. Press for the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library, (c1969). First edition. 8vo. 3 volumes: cxvii, (3), 425; xxviii, (2), 553; xxviii, (2), 562 pp. Illustrated from photographs and paintings, plates, portraits, maps and charts. Du Pont (1803-1865) captured San Diego and commanded the California blockade during the Mexican War and played an important role in the effective Atlantic blockade during the Civil War. Very good. Blue cloth, gilt spine titles, top edges blue, publisher's cloth slipcase. (10108). Item #63472

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