null Skip to main content

Lamson of the Gettysburg

(No reviews yet) Write a Review

Currently Unavailable

Lamson of the Gettysburg: The Civil War Letters of Lieutenant Roswell H. Lamson, U.S. Navy, McPherson & McPherson, eds. This fascinating collection of wartime letters written to and from Roswell Lamson documents the Civil War experiences of one of the boldest and most skillful young officers in the Union navy.

You'll follow Lamson's adventure from his 1862 graduation from Annapolis through his command of more ships and flotillas than any other officer of his age or rank, his role in the great blockade and in famous South Atlantic coast battles, and his captaincy of the navy's fastest ship: the USS Gettysburg. 240 pages, 6"x 9", hardcover.