Gideon Welles


Gideon Welles
Portrait de Gideon Welles par Mathew Brady vers 1860.

Gideon Welles (1er juillet 180211 février 1878)[1] est un juriste, journaliste et homme d'État américain qui fut Secrétaire à la Marine des États-Unis de 1861 à 1869. Sa stratégie de blocus des ports du Sud par la Navy fut une composante clé de la victoire du Nord lors de la guerre de Sécession. Il contribua également à la création de la Medal of Honor de la Navy[2].

Notes et références

  1. Guiral, p. 441.
  2. (en) Types of the Medal of Honor: 1862 To Present, US Army. Consulté le 25 février 2009

Bibliographie

  • Pierre Guiral, Prévost-Paradol, 1829-1870; pensée et action d'un libéral sous le Second Empire. Paris, Presses universitaires de France, 1955. (OCLC 1915789)
  • Richard S. West, Gideon Welles : Lincoln's navy department, Indianapolis, Ind. : Bobbs-Merrill, 1943. (OCLC 43470792)

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