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Inventory of the David Glasgow Farragut Papers 1826-1913
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David G. Farragut, naval officer, joined the U.S. Navy in 1810 as a midshipman and gained experience in a broad range of service. He was with Commodore David Porter duting the War of 1812, served in the Mediterranean from 1815 to 1820, 1838, and in Mexican and South American waters through the forties. After working in Washington, D.C., and Norfolk, Va., from 1850 to 1854, and in California from 1855-1859, he took command of the Union blockade of the South in the Gulf of Mexico in 1862. In 1864 he made his famous attack on Mobile Bay.
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