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David Glasgow Farragut

by Charles Lee Lewis

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Published by Arno Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870.,
    • United States. Navy -- Biography.,
    • Admirals -- United States -- Biography.,
    • United States -- History, Naval -- To 1900.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCharles Lee Lewis.
      SeriesNavies and men
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE467.1.F23 L48 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4404032M
      ISBN 100405130449, 0405130430
      LC Control Number79006115

        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 . David Glasgow Farragut was born at Campbell's Station, near Knoxville, Tennessee, on 5 July , and died at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on 14 August , after 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 March , he was ordered to Independence, to.

      The Life of David Glasgow Farragut | This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. David Glasgow Farragut High School Alumni Class List. The names listed below are alumni who have been searched for on this site from David Glasgow Farragut High Schoolin Rota, Armed Forces Middle East/ you see your name among the David Glasgow Farragut High School graduates, someone is looking for you!

      The Life of David Glasgow Farragut | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning : Nabu Press. The second volume of this authoritative biography of America's first admiral examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut's life, which included the ever-fascinating period of the Civil War. Farragut was as carefully methodical in preparation for battle as he was fearlessly swift in .


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The first volume of Lewis' masterful biography of David Glasgow Farragut's long career in the U.S. Navy covers his life before the Civil War. Farragut served with Captain David Porter in the USS Essex; cruised in the Mediterranean; hunted pirates in the Caribbean; almost died of yellow fever; observed the French bombardment of Vera Cruz; sailed into Buenos Aires, Montevideo, and Rio de Cited by: 3.

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Appointed midshipman on 17 Decemberhe saw his first sea service off the coast of the United States in the frigate Essex inand the next year was made the prize master of the Alexander. David Glasgow Farragut (făr´əgət), –70, American admiral, b.

near Knoxville, Tenn. Appointed a midshipman inhe 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 (–   With those words, David Glasgow Farragut led a fleet of Union warships into Mobile Bay, where he achieved one of the most celebrated victories in American naval history.

What separates the good officer from the great one, writes Robert J. Schneller, Jr., is the courage to make difficult decisions in the heat of combat despite personal Damn the /5(13). David Glasgow Farragut’s father, Jorge, was a Spanish merchant captain who had served in the American Revolution and the War of As a young man Farragut was sent to live with Captain David Porter in order to learn a trade.

In he traded his original first name, “James,” to “David” in honor of his adoptive father. This “adoption” made David Farragut the “foster brother. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

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14,Portsmouth, N.H.), U.S. admiral who achieved fame for his outstanding Union naval victories during the American Civil War (–65). Farragut was befriended as a youth in New Orleans by Captain (later Commodore) David Porter (of the U.S. Navy), who adopted him. Books Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart.

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Hearn, Naval Institute Press, pages, $ In this authoritative biography, Hearn chronicles the life of David Glasgow Farragut, the first admiral of the U.S.

Navy. Focusing mainly on the Civil War–when Farragut captured more crucial waterways than any other naval leader–the author traces the admiral’s Author: Historynet Staff.