American Naval War Heroes 1779-1815

To begin this project, it is a good idea to acquaint yourself with events of the time by consulting a general reference book about the US Navy or even US history. In studying this time period, you will discover, among others, the following wars and their naval heroes:

Wars: This is not comprehensive

Heroes: This is not comprehensive

Armed with this background information, use the catalog to look up information about these people and wars using them as the subject. The following list gives examples of specific subject headings for these topics:

Sample Subject Headings:



To find articles in magazines and reference books, search indexes to periodicals or the indexes of the reference book. Good places to start include:

Internet Resources:

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Updated 5/19/10 by KDV