The Autobiography of George Dewey

George DEWEY (1837 - 1917)

Admiral George Dewey, United States Navy, is best remembered for his victory over the Spanish fleet at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American War (1898). Written when Dewey was seventy-five years old and had served fifty-nine years in the navy, this book offers not only an excellent account of the famous naval battle in the Philippines, but also stories of the author’s many adventures during his long sea-going career, including some hair-raising experiences during the Civil War. (Summary by Delmar H. Dolbier)

Genre(s): Memoirs

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 Preface Delmar H Dolbier
00:05:22
Play 01 Early Years Delmar H Dolbier
00:10:17
Play 02 At Annapolis Delmar H Dolbier
00:19:37
Play 03 The Midshipman Cruise Delmar H Dolbier
00:22:11
Play 04 Beginning of the Civil War Delmar H Dolbier
00:32:40
Play 05 The Battle of New Orleans Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 06 In New Orleans Delmar H Dolbier
00:11:52
Play 07 The Battle of Port Hudson Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 08 Prize Commissioner Delmar H Dolbier
00:10:43
Play 09 On the James River Delmar H Dolbier
00:11:41
Play 10 The Battle of Fort Fisher Delmar H Dolbier
00:24:39
Play 11 Service After the War Delmar H Dolbier
00:16:58
Play 12 Building the New Navy Delmar H Dolbier
00:26:36
Play 13 In Command of the Asiatic Squadron Delmar H Dolbier
00:28:58
Play 14 Final Preparations for War Delmar H Dolbier
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Play 15 The Battle of Manila Bay Delmar H Dolbier
00:57:17
Play 16 After the Battle Delmar H Dolbier
00:26:21
Play 17 A Period of Anxiety Delmar H Dolbier
00:25:40
Play 18 The Taking of Manila Delmar H Dolbier
00:22:23
Play 19 Since Manila Delmar H Dolbier
00:15:56