Dwight Hughes

Dwight Hughes is a public historian, author and speaker on Civil War naval history. He graduated from the Naval Academy in 1967 and served 20 years as a surface warfare officer, including with river forces in Vietnam. He is the author of A Confederate Biography: The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah (Naval Institute Press, 2015) and Unlike Anything that Ever Floated: The Monitor and Virginia and the Battle of Hampton Roads, March 8-9, 1862 (Savas Beatie, 2021). Read his work through Emerging Civil War or on his blog, civilwarnavyhistory.com.