Civil War Seal.
Schneller, Jr. Dismissed from the U.S. Naval Academy in early 1861, William Barker Cushing nonetheless emerged from the Civil War as one of the Navy's greatest heroes. This book focuses on his naval career including his celebrated destruction of the Confederate ironclad Albemarle, his four commendations from the Navy Department, and the thanks of Congress and President Lincoln - all for one who was only 22 years old when Lee surrendered at Appomattox. 128 pgs., 5"x 8", hdbd.