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Take command, Captain Farragut!

Author: Peter Roop; Connie Roop; Michael McCurdy
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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David Glasgow Farragut became a midshipman on the frigate Essex and fought during the War of 1812. The story is told in letters back to his father.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Naval history
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: David Glasgow Farragut; David Glasgow Farragut; David Glasgow Farragut
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Roop; Connie Roop; Michael McCurdy
ISBN: 068983022X 9780689830228
OCLC Number: 44265898
Description: 44 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Peter Roop and Connie Roop ; illustrated by Michael McCurdy.
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The authors present the story of the legendary David Farragut, who at 12 years old become the youngest person ever commissioned as a midshipman in the U.S. Navy on the eve of the War of 1812.  Read more...

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-09-18) Good Permalink

     A story written in letter formatt about a young man and his life in the American army during the revolutionary war.

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