Injured Honor, the Chesapeake - Leopard affair, June 22, 1807
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by Tucker & Reuter
Naval Institute Press, 1996.
279 pages. ISBN 1557508240 . fine copy in the dust-jacket
the brief naval engagement between the US frigate 'Chesapeake' and the British two-decker 'Leopard' off Hampton Roads proved to have lasting repercussions and could be seen as a precursor to the War of 1812.
This is the first comprehensive study of the confrontation and its aftermath. . 019 811