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USS Constellation - An Illustrated History
Author: Bockmiller S.J., Bopp L.J.
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Quality: Scanned pages
Pages count: 132
Description: Few things in our world today can be described as truly "unique," and yet, this word is aptly attributed to the USS Constellation. The last all-sail warship constructed by the United States Navy, the Constellation is the last surviving vessel afloat that actively served in the Union or Confederate Navies during the Civil War. While hundreds of battlefields commemorate the valor of the legions of soldiers who served in our nation's most divisive conflict, this ship is the last buoyant memorial to those who served their country and their cause upon the precarious seas. From her 1854 mystery-shrouded construction, through her numerous roles and assignments, to her several "restorations" over the last 40 years, this majestic vessel has a fascinating story to tell. USS Constellation: An Illustrated History, the first comprehensive account of the Constellation's journey through the years, tells this story and showcases over 200 images, including photographs, engravings, paintings, and sketches gathered from museums, archives, and private collections. These visual records, and the informative captions that accompany them, testify to the engaging tale of this seminal piece of American history, dispel the myths of her past, and set straight her record of accomplishment and endurance.
Additional info: About the Author
Authors Stephen R. Bockmiller and Lawrence J. Bopp, professionals in the fields of historic preservation and history education, respectively, serve as volunteers on the Constellation, coordinating educational programs. Together, they have documented the unique history of this ship as a defender of the flag, as an educational tool in the training of military personnel, and as a museum for the education of future generations. A well-deserved tribute, this pictorial retrospective expertly captures the enduring spirit of the USS Constellation, an abiding American symbol.