2 edition of Admiral David Farragut found in the catalog.
Admiral David Farragut
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||By Terri Dougherty|
|Series||Forgotten figures of the Civil War|
|LC Classifications||E467.1.F23 D68 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9781595560414, 9781595560476, 9781595560537|
|LC Control Number||2011030058|
David Glasgow Farragut (făr´əgət), –70, American admiral, b. near Knoxville, Tenn. Appointed a midshipman in , he first served on the frigate Essex, commanded by David Porter, his self-appointed guardian, and participated in that ship's famous cruise in the Pacific in the War of Farragut commanded his first vessel in Porter's Mosquito Fleet, which operated (– Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Farragut (DDG) proudly bears the name of Navy legend Admiral David Glasgow Farragut whose brilliant victory at the Battle of Mobile Bay in August helped ensure Union victory during the Civil War. Farragut was born at Campbell’s Station, near Knoxville, Tennessee, on 5 July He was appointed midshipman on 17 December , and .
This vivid and impeccably researched book details the life and Civil War battles of Admiral David Farragut. It shines a spotlight and shares new details about the admiral's leadership of the mission to recapture the port of New Orleans from the Confederacy - a campaign historians consider one of the. Details about Old LIFE OF ADMIRAL DAVID FARRAGUT Book CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER MOBILE BAY + See original listing. Old LIFE OF ADMIRAL DAVID FARRAGUT Book CIVIL WAR NAVY OFFICER MOBILE BAY + Condition: not specified. Ended: Winning bid: US $ [ 14 bids] Shipping: $ Economy End date:
This Bible belonged to Admiral David Farragut of the United States Navy, who presented it to an unknown individual. Farragut served in the War of , the Mexican–American War, and the American Civil War. During the Civil War, he was a flag officer and advanced through the ranks to become the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States Navy. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books eBook - FREE. Get this book in print The Life of David Glasgow Farragut: First Admiral of the United States Navy Loyall Farragut Full view - /5(1).
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Admiral David Farragut's bold order at the Battle of Mobile Bay has served as a rallying cry for the United States Navy for a century. Described as "urbane" and "indomitable" by contemporaries, and lionized as an "American Viking" by the Northern press during the Civil War, Farragut was considered gallant, brilliant, and humane by friend and Cited by: 3.
Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, by Chester G. Hearn, Naval Institute Press, Annapolis, Maryland,pages, $ If there was ever a The adopted son of another famous naval officer, Commodore David Porter, Farragut went to sea at the age of nine and saw action in both the War of and the Mexican War.
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Admiral David Farragut entered the U.S. Navy at age 9 and just two years later served in the War of By the time he he had risen.
No admiral in America's Civil War fought with more distinction than David Glasgow Farragut, the first admiral of the U.S. Navy. Yet despite being considered by historians the most important American naval officer before World War II, no substantial biography of Farragut has been published in more than fifty years.
Noted historian Chester Hearn's use of previously untapped family and archival. "Damn the torpedoes Full speed ahead." Admiral David Farragut's bold order at the Battle of Mobile Bay has served as a rallying cry for the United States Navy for a century.
Described as "urbane" and "indomitable" by contemporaries, and lionized as an "American Viking" by the Northern press during the Civil War, Farragut was considered gallant, brilliant, and humane by friend and foe alike. Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.
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Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help. David Glasgow Farragut was born at Campbell's Station, near Knoxville, Tennessee, on 5 Julyand died at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on 14 Augustafter fifty-nine years of naval service. Farragut was appointed midshipman on 17 December and saw his first sea service off the coast of the United States in the frigate Essex in In Marchhe was ordered to Independence, to.
Admiral David Farragut: The Life and Legacy of the American Civil War’s Most Famous Naval Officer, By Charles River Editors Kindle Edition (Approximately 74 Pages) This is a biography of David Glasgow Farragut (Born July 5,Died Aug ), that focuses on his important and heroic service during the American Civil War/5(7).
This book tells of the Civil War campaigns of David Farragut. Thoroughly researched and compellingly written, this book examines Farragut's command of the most daring and important assignment of the Civil War: the mission to recapture the vital Southern port of New Orleans."Damn the torpedoes Full speed ahead." Admiral David Farragut's bold order at the Battle of Mobile Bay has.
David Dixon Porter (June 8, – Febru ) was a United States Navy admiral and a member of one of the most distinguished families in the history of the U.S. Navy. Promoted as the second U.S. Navy officer ever to attain the rank of admiral, after his adoptive brother David G.
Farragut, Porter helped improve the Navy as the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy after significant. Admiral David Farragut's bold order at the Battle of Mobile Thoroughly researched and compellingly written, this book examines Farragut's command of the most daring and important assignment of the Civil War: the mission to recapture the vital Southern port of New Orleans/5.
Gettysburg National Military Park Ranger Karlton Smith follows Admiral Farragut from Mobile Bay to the end of the Civil War and examines his part in its clos.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mahan, A. (Alfred Thayer), Admiral Farragut. New York: D. Appleton and Co., (OCoLC) Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store.
Spanish stamp honoring Admiral David Farragut One of our foremost Hispanic Naval figures is Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, who’s brilliant career is well-known.
What may not be so well known is his interesting early Glasgow Farragut was. an American Civil War naval battle (August 5–23, ) in which the Union admiral David Farragut ran a blockade of mines, dispersed the Confederate fleet, and secured surrender of the forts defending the bay, including the strongest—Fort Morgan at Mobile Point.
Admiral David Farragut: The Life and Legacy of the American Civil War’s Most Famous Naval Officer (English Edition) eBook: Charles River Editors: : Kindle StoreReviews: 6.Farragut, Admiral David Glasgow, undated How to Request Copies.
To request copies, please use the information above and refer to our request forms, policies, and pricing guidelines.Loyall Farragut, The Life and Letters of Admiral Farragut, First Admiral of the United States Navy (New York: D.
Appleton, ). This quote also appeared in other publications verbatim. See James Joseph Talbot, “Admiral David Glasgow Farragut,” The United Service, vol. 3 (July ),