Dr. Craig Symonds http://wkyufm.org en Naval Historian Comments on Lincoln's Ability to Deal with Naval Commanders http://wkyufm.org/post/naval-historian-comments-lincolns-ability-deal-naval-commanders <p>Although Abraham Lincoln encountered a number of disappointments with his Army commanders, a noted historian says the nation's 16th president was generally effective in dealing with Naval commanders. Dr. Craig L. Symonds of the U-S Naval Academy says high-ranking officers in the Navy weren't selected as political appointments like some Army officers were. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:36:00 +0000 Dan Modlin 20388 at http://wkyufm.org Naval Historian Comments on Lincoln's Ability to Deal with Naval Commanders