Item #1403 A Brief Sketch of the Work of Matthew Fontaine Maury During the War 1861-1865. Richard Maury, ancelot.
A Brief Sketch of the Work of Matthew Fontaine Maury During the War 1861-1865
A Brief Sketch of the Work of Matthew Fontaine Maury During the War 1861-1865
Matthew Fontaine Maury and Mine Warfare Innovations for the Confederacy

A Brief Sketch of the Work of Matthew Fontaine Maury During the War 1861-1865

Richmond: Whittet & Shipperson, 1915. First edition. Saddle-stapled printed wrappers. Octavo. 36 pages. A few minor extremity rubs, else fine.

Matthew Fontaine Maury's pioneering work in mine warfare for the Confederacy, written by his son. Maury, a Virginian, resigned from the U. S. Navy when Virginia seceded, becoming a Commander in the Confederate Navy.

Ref. NEVINS I, p. 229.


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