Along with officers like Quartermaster General Montgomery Meigs and coordinator of military railroads Herman Haupt, Fox played a critical but underappreciated role in the Union victory.When Farragut asked awhat was the trouble with Du Pont, a Fox replied athat he was recalled because he despaired of ... of the most remarkable in naval history, . . . completely justified Foxa#39;s bold determination in behalf of guns and vessels.
|Title||:||Gustavus Vasa Fox of the Union Navy|
|Publisher||:||JHU Press - 2010-12-29|