Craig L. Symonds

Craig L. Symonds taught history at the U.S. Naval Academy for thirty years. He is the author or editor of 22 books including Decision at Sea: Five Naval Battles that Shaped American History (Oxford, 2005), which won the Theodore and Franklin D. Roosevelt Prize, and Lincoln and his Admirals: Abraham Lincoln, the U.S. Navy, and the Civil War (Oxford, 2008), which won the Barondess Prize, the Laney Prize, the Lyman Prize, and the Lincoln Prize for 2009.

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THE NAVAL INSTITUTE HISTORICAL ATLAS OF THE U.S. NAVY
From the Battle of Flamborough Head during the American Revolution to the naval air wars over... Read More
CONFEDERATE ADMIRAL
Winner of the 1999 John Lyman Book Award (NASOH) for best biography, this vivid, well-paced study... Read More
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9:00am, "Civil War at Sea" Symposium, U.S. Navy Memorial, 701 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.,... Read More

 
 

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