"Constructing Munitions of War" : The Portsmouth Navy Yard Confronts the Confederacy 1861 - 1865

Portsmouth, NH: Portsmouth Marine Society / Peter E. Randall, 1995. First edition. Hardcover. Quarto ( slightly oversized ). Slight wear to edges and corners of dj and boards. SIGNED and inscribed by the author on flyleaf. 431 p. w/ illustrations, notes, bibliography, index. A history of this important US Navy shipyard during the Civil War, looking at the yard, the ships made there (such as the USS Kearsarge and Agamenticus), the men who worked it, and the yard's relation to other Union yards of the time. Sources include many unpublished records, letters, and diaries. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. Item #13647

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