Military (5-Jan-1779 22-Mar-1820)
SUBJECT OF BOOKS
Robert J. Allison. Stephen Decatur: American Naval Hero, 1779-1820. University of Massachusetts Press. 2007. 253pp.
Leonard F. Guttridge. Our Country, Right or Wrong: The Life of Stephen Decatur, the U.S. Navy's Most Illustrious Commander. Macmillan. 2007. 304pp.
James T. De Kay. A Rage for Glory: The Life of Commodore Stephen Decatur, USN. Simon and Schuster. 2004. 237pp.
Charles L. Lewis. The Romantic Decatur. Ayer Publishing. 1937. 296pp.
Corinne Lowe. Knight of the Sea: The Story of Stephen Decatur. Harcourt, Brace. 1941. 286pp.
Alexander Slidell Mackenzie. Life of Stephen Decatur: A Commodore in the Navy of the United States. Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown. 1846. 443pp.
Spencer Tucker. Stephen Decatur: A Life Most Bold and Daring. Naval Institute Press. 2004. 245pp.
Samuel Putnam Waldo. The Life and Character of Stephen Decatur: Late Commodore and Post-Captain in the Navy of the United States, and Navy-Commissioner: Interspersed with Brief Notices of the Origin, Progress, and Achievements of the American Navy. Clark & Lyman. 1822. 378pp.
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- NNDB [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]
- Wikipedia [link]
- Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition
- Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.398)
- Webster's American Biographies (p.266)
- The MacMillan Dictionary of Military Biography (p.87)
- Harper Encyclopedia of Military Biography (p.212)
- Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.180)
- Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.140)
- Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.225)
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