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Lincoln's admiral : the Civil War campaigns of David Farragut / James P. Duffy.

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  • 4 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLM E467.1.F23 D84 1997 (Text) 00000105645279 Browsing Collection Available -
Montezuma PL - Montezuma 973.7 DUFF (Text) 36754000032573 Adult Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 973.75 DUFF (Text) 39231032588929 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 973.75 DUFFY (Text) 30403000741272 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 973.75 Duffy (Text) 78292000125404 Adult Non-Fiction Book Collection Checked out 03/22/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 0471042080 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780471042082 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780785820963
  • ISBN: 0785820965
  • Physical Description: x, 276 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Wiley, [1997]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 263-266) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
A lifetime of service -- The best command in the Navy -- "This is no time for prayer" -- The capture of New Orleans -- Running the Vicksburg batteries -- "Above Vicksburg" -- Free of the river -- Under the guns of Port Hudson -- "The Father of waters ..." -- Mobile Bay: the "brilliant achievement."
Summary, etc.:
Recently discovered primary source material sheds new light on Farragut's life and times. The first full admiral in American naval history, he was small in stature and almost sixty years old at the outbreak of the Civil War. Yet Farragut possessed enormous courage and stamina. He led by example and became an inspiration to the entire nation. Thoroughly researched and compellingly written, Lincoln's Admiral examines Farragut's command of the most daring and important.
Assignment of the Civil War: the mission to recapture the vital Southern port of New Orleans. With meticulous detail, Duffy deftly retraces the steps that led up to that critical campaign.
Subject: Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870.
Admirals > United States > Biography.
United States. Navy > Biography.
United States > History > Civil War, 1861-1865 > Naval operations.

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