1868 Letter By Gideon Welles To Congress About Ironclad Ships, Sec Navy, Monitor
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1868 Letter By Gideon Welles To Congress About Ironclad Ships, Sec Navy, Monitor:
1868 Civil War Report to Congress On Iron Clad Ships in Europe, Written by Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles
DESCRIPTION: Original Civil War report, actually a printed letter by Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy, in answer to Schyler Colfax in the House of Representatives. Subject is "Ironclads in Europe".
14 printed pages in great detail about details of MONITOR and other IRONCLAD ship design, stack, turret, gun diameter, naval tactics, etc. Hard to describe, but if you are interested in Civil War period ship design, you will be VERY pleased with this! Written in Feb, 1868.
SIZE/CONDITION: Excellent condition. 5 1/2" x 9" .
PLEASE SEE ATTACHED PHOTOS!!!
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