The First Battle of Modern Naval History. Civil War, Garland Evans Hopkins.

The First Battle of Modern Naval History.

Richmond, VA: The House of Dietz, 1943.

First edition, one of 199 copies numbered and autographed by the author, this being copy 41. Woodcut frontispiece of “The Monitor” and woodcut on p. 22 of the “The Merrimac” by J. J. Lankes. 1 vols. 8vo. Original black cloth. A few leaves roughly opened, else an excellent copy. Item #25651

With inscription “En route overseas 8/13/43 Garland Evans Hopkins Chaplain, A. U. S.”¶ This volume describes the battle between the C. S. S. Virginia [generally called the Merrimac] and the U. S. S. Monitor the 9th of March 1862.

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