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David Farragut and the great naval blockade

Author: Russell Shorto
Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Silver Burdett Press, ©1991.
Series: History of the Civil War.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the American naval officer for whom Congress created the rank of full admiral. The story of the outstanding naval commander who closed the Gulf ports to Confederate blockade-running during the Civil War. Bowker Authored Title code. A four-page "Civil War Time Line" opens this book, which also includes a timeline of David Farragut's life & accomplishments. As a child, James Glasgow Farragut was  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: David Glasgow Farragut; David Glasgow Farragut
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Shorto
ISBN: 0382099419 9780382099410 0382240502 9780382240508
OCLC Number: 21339766
Description: 128 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm.
Contents: Destined for the sea --
Voyage of the Essex --
Adventure in the Pacific --
Good feelings, sort of --
Revolution on the seas --
New kind of nation --
Tale of two navies --
Blockade strategy --
Farragut gets the call --
Battle of New Orleans --
Confederate Derring-do --
Union inches ahead --
Battle of Mobile Bay --
End of the old ways --
Partygoer --
Timetable of events in the life of David Farragut.
Series Title: History of the Civil War.
Responsibility: by Russell Shorto ; introductory essay by Henry Steele Commager.

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A biography of the American naval officer for whom Congress created the rank of full admiral. The story of the outstanding naval commander who closed the Gulf ports to Confederate blockade-running during the Civil War. Bowker Authored Title code. A four-page "Civil War Time Line" opens this book, which also includes a timeline of David Farragut's life & accomplishments. As a child, James Glasgow Farragut was befriended by naval Commander David Porter. Farragut (who changed his name to David) was a midshipman at age nine & won important battles for the North during the Civil War. The reference aids in this book will lead students to many other sources. There are sources on Farragut, the War of 1812, naval history, & the Civil War. Index.

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