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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Its success, he argues, lies in the determination of the officers and sailors assigned to the dreary duty, but also in large part to its commander, Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, the man best known for his victory at the Battle of Mobile Bay.
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.