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David Farragut

Union Admiral (Famous Figures of the Civil War Era)

by Bruce Adelson

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7600493M
ISBN 100613526678
ISBN 109780613526678

David Farragut was born James Glasgow Farragut to George (Jorge) Farragut and Elizabeth Shine Farragut on July 5, His father, merchant seaman Jorge Antonio Farragut-Mesquida, was born on the Spanish island Minorca in By far the best Farragut story this year, though the other two (David Farragut, by Marie Mudra and The First Admiral, by Frederick A. Lane) were full biographies and not, like this, an early incident in his life. Reyher sets the boy in his early Louisiana and Florida backgrounds. There is the pioneering life of an army man's family, David's acquaintance with Davy Crockett, and enough.

Farragut, Farragut Career, Farragut Career Academy, Farragut Admirals, FCA. The sufferer, David Porter, had been a seaman and as young Farragut helped nurse him, he listened to Porter’s stories of the sea. Farragut began to dream of going to lestisserandsduquebec.com March , George Farragut, David’s father, immigrated from his native island of Minorca, in the Mediterranean Sea, to America.

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. Admiral Farragut book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A sketch of the most celebrated of our naval heroes by one of the m Admiral Farragut book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jan 21, David rated it really liked it. Great man Very good read about a great man. Men like /5.


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David Farragut by Bruce Adelson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Sep 26,  · Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut [James P. Duffy] on lestisserandsduquebec.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. 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/5(72). Apr 18,  · David Glasgow Farragut: Admiral in the Making [Charles Lee Lewis] on lestisserandsduquebec.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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 lestisserandsduquebec.com by: 3. People named David Farragut. Find your friends on Facebook. Log in or sign up for Facebook to connect with friends, family and people you know.

Log In. Sign Up. David Farragut. See Photos. Worked at Cisco Systems. Studied at Louisiana State University and. Things named for Farragut. In the section about things named after Admiral Farragut, I think David Glasgow Farragut High School and D.G.F.

Elementary School should be added, they're Department of Defense schools located on Naval Station Rota Spain. Here. 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 (– David Farragut book David Farragut famous and rare quotes.

Share David Farragut quotations about speed and war. "**** David Farragut book torpedoes. Full speed ahead!". Aug 20,  · David Farragut () was an accomplished U.S. naval officer, who received great acclaim for his service to the Union during the American Civil War.

Shows. This Day In History. Admiral David Farragut: The Life and Legacy of the American Civil War’s Most Famous Naval Officer chronicles Farragut’s upbringing and how it prepared him for his important service in the Civil lestisserandsduquebec.com will learn about Farragut like never before.

Get this from a library. David Farragut. [Abbott Chrisman; Francis Balistreri] -- A biography of David Farragut, who fought with the North during the Civil War and was the United States' first admiral.

David Farragut and David Dixon Porter: The Lives and Careers of the Adoptive Brothers Who Became the U.S. Navy’s First Admirals chronicles their backgrounds, and how they gained the experiences that proved so critical for the Civil War.

You will learn about Farragut and Porter like never before. Farragut destroyed or captured virtually the entire Confederate flotilla which, although badly outgunned, included the powerful ironclad Tennessee. Chester Hearn brings solid credentials to this biography, having previously written a book on Confederate commerce raiders and a biography of Farragut’s half-brother, Admiral David Dixon lestisserandsduquebec.com: Historynet Staff.

David Farragut was the first U.S. naval officer so honored. In he became America's first vice admiral. After the Civil War's conclusion, Farragut would be further honored by becoming the first full admiral.

David Farragut, Library of Congress photo. Farragut's greatest moment came on August 5, David Farragut. AKA David Glasgow Farragut. America's first admiral. Birthplace: Campbell's Station, TN Location of death: Portsmouth, NH Cause of death: unspecified Rem.

Military service: US Navy () First admiral of the United States Navy, the son of Major George Farragut, a Catalan by descent, a Minorquin by birth, who had emigrated to Born: Jul 05, 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.

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’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. The Admiral David Farragut Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was founded in Knoxville, Tennessee, in January, David Farragut was born in Knoxville, Tennessee on 5th July, As a child he was adopted by Commodore David Porter of the US Navy.

This biography covers David Glasgow Farragut&#;s long career in the navy before the Civil War. He was about sixty years old when that war began, and had accordingly lived through that long transitional period from sail to steam.

As a lad he had served with Porter in the Essex on her glorious Brand: Naval Institute Press. The second volume of this authoritative biography examines the last ten years of David Glasgow Farragut’s life, focusing on the Civil War.

Farragut’s courage was tried as much as the Confederate Navy as by gross inefficiency and waste in the conduct of war, lukewarm support of the Federal government, lack of cooperation between the Army and Navy, and poor morale caused by war weariness and.

David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, - August 14, ) was an American officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil lestisserandsduquebec.com was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States Navy.

He commanded the naval forces of the Union Navy in the Battle of Mobile Bay. David Farragut was the son of George Farragut, a naval officer during the American Revolutionary lestisserandsduquebec.come/branch: United States Navy, Union Navy.

Feb 18,  · 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/5.

Page - Believing that no occasion could arise which would more fully correspond with the intention of the law or be more pregnant with happy influence as an example, I cordially recommend that Captain DG Farragut receive a vote of thanks of Congress for his services and gallantry displayed in the capture since 21st December,of Forts Jackson and St.

Philip, city of New Orleans, and.Jan 01,  · Many great leaders took their place in history during the bloody Civil War that split the United States into North and South.

In David Farragut: First Admiral of the U.S. Navy, readers will learn more about the brave naval commander who is said to have spoken the famous words 'Damn the torpedoes. Full speed ahead!'.Farragut rallied his men, crying out, "Damn the torpedoes.

Full speed ahead!" The Union fleet won, in one of the most decisive naval victories of the war. The next year he became the first American ever awarded the rank of admiral.

He died in The community in which David Farragut was born was named for him in the s.