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David Farragut Union Admiral (Famous Figures of the Civil War Era) by

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Published by Chelsea House Publications .
Written in English


  • Biography: general,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Naval operations,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • History - Military & Wars,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • History,
  • Civil War, 1861-1865,
  • Farragut, David Glasgow,
  • United States,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • 1801-1870,
  • Admirals,
  • Farragut, David Glasgow,

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8159355M
ISBN 100791064166
ISBN 109780791064160

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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 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 July , and died at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on 14 August , after fifty-nine years of Naval Service. Appointed midshipman on 17 December , he saw his first sea service off the coast of the United States in the frigate Essex in , and the next year was made the prize master of the Alexander.