Gustavus Vasa Fox


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(1821–83) Union naval officer, born in Saugus, Maryland. Fox, as assistant to Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles, was de facto chief of naval operations during the Civil War. He ...

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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