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United States Naval History: A Bibliography

NAVAL HISTORY BIBLIOGRAPHIES, NO. 1

NAVAL HISTORY BY PERIOD

War of 1812-Biography


Cooper, James Fenimore. Ned Myers; or, a Life Before the Mast. With annotations by W. S. Dudley. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989. 285 pp.

Dillon, Richard. We Have Met the Enemy: Oliver Hazard Perry, Wilderness Commodore. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1978. 231 pp.

Drake, Frederick C. "Commodore Sir James Yeo and Governor General George Prevost: A Study in Command Relations, 1813-14." In New Interpretations in Naval History: Selected Papers From the Eighth Naval History Symposium, edited by William B. Cogar, 156-171. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1989.

Durand, James R. James Durand, an Able Seaman of 1812: His Adventures on "Old Ironsides," and as an Impressed Sailor in the British Navy. Edited by George S. Brooks. New Haven: Yale Univ. Press, 1926. 139 pp.

Dutton, Charles J. Oliver Hazard Perry. New York: Longmans, Green, 1935. 308 pp.

Gleaves, Albert. James Lawrence, Captain, United States Navy, Commander of the "Chesapeake". New York: Putnam, 1904. 337 pp.

Grant, Bruce. Isaac Hull, Captain of Old Ironsides. Chicago: Pellegrini & Cudahy, 1947. 418 pp.

Hull, Isaac. Commodore Hull; Papers of Isaac Hull, Commodore, United States Navy. Edited by Gardner W. Allen. Boston: The Boston Athenaeum, 1929. 341 pp.

Long, David F. Nothing Too Daring: A Biography of Commodore David Porter, 1780-1843. Annapolis: U.S. Naval Institute, 1970. 396 pp.

-----. Ready to Hazard: A Biography of Commodore William Bainbridge, 1774-1833. Hanover, N.H.: University Press of New England; distributed by University Microfilms International, 1981. 359 pp.

----. Sailor-Diplomat: A Biography of Commodore James Biddle, 1783-1848. Boston: Northeastern Univ. Press, 1983. 312 pp.

Mackenzie, Alexander S. Life of Stephen Decatur, a Commodore in the Navy of the United States. Boston: Little, Brown, 1846. 443 pp.

Maloney, Linda M. The Captain From Connecticut: The Life and Naval Times of Isaac Hull. Boston: Northeastern Univ. Press, 1986. 549 pp.

Mills, James C. Oliver Hazard Perry and the Battle of Lake Erie. Detroit: J. Phelps, 1913. 278 pp.

Pack, James. The Man Who Burned the White House: Admiral Sir George Cockburn, 1772-1853. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press, 1987. 288 pp.