Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut

Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut

by James P. Duffy

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Overview

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 most daring in military history.

Farragut is perhaps best known for his order to "Damn the torpedoes.... Full speed ahead." during the Battle of Mobile Bay, which has become a touchstone and rallying cry for the United States Navy.

A sweeping and riveting telling of Farragut's career and campaigns, Lincoln's Admiral offers fascinating insights into the strategy and decisions of one of the greatest military leaders on the Civil War - and of all time.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940151262392
Publisher: New Word City, Inc.
Publication date: 04/07/2015
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Sales rank: 93,217
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

James P. Duffy is the author of a number of well-regarded books on history, including Target Hitler, Lindbergh vs. Roosevelt: The Rivalry that Divided America, and Hitler Slept Late: And Other Blunders That Cost the Nazis the War.

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