America's Naval Heritage

A Catalog of Early Imprints from the Navy Department Library


General Histories

 Constitution sea battle, woodcut.

Constitution sea battle, woodcut.

 

Harrison, Henry William.

Battle-Fields and Naval Exploits of the United States, from Lexington to the City of Mexico, by Henry W. Harrison. Illustrated with One Hundred and Fifty Engravings. Philadelphia: H. C. Peck & T. Bliss, 1858. 448 p., illus., plates, 24 cm.

"This work is designed to present a coup-d'oeil of American military history by means of lively sketches of the most important battles fought since the commencement of the Revolutionary War, by troops and naval forces of the United States." -Preface.