David Glasgow Farragut


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Noun1.David Glasgow Farragut - United States admiral who commanded Union ships during the American Civil War (1801-1870)David Glasgow Farragut - United States admiral who commanded Union ships during the American Civil War (1801-1870)
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David Glasgow Farragut is clearly the most outstanding Union officer, capturing New Orleans and Mobile and controlling the lower Mississippi, while maintaining blockade duty along the Gulf Coast.
When the American Civil War broke out, Mississippi was assigned to the West Gulf Blockading Squadron, commanded by David Glasgow Farragut.
David Glasgow Farragut aboard USS Hartford at the Battle of Mobile Bay in August 1864, and helped to bring the vessel to victory over the squadron of Confederate Adm.