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Lincoln"s Admiral

The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut

by James P. Duffy

  • 348 Want to read
  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Castle Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: American,
  • Military - Naval,
  • United States - Civil War,
  • 1801-1870,
  • Admirals,
  • Biography,
  • Farragut, David Glasgow,,
  • Navy,
  • United States,
  • United States.

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8103815M
    ISBN 100785820965
    ISBN 109780785820963

    The presidency of Abraham Lincoln began on March 4, , when he was inaugurated as the 16th President of the United States, and ended upon his assassination and death on Ap , 42 days into his second term. Lincoln was the first member of the recently-established Republican Party elected to the presidency. He was succeeded by Vice President Andrew t: See list.   Abraham Lincoln was the first President of the United States to wear a beard. What gave him the idea was a letter he received from an eleven-year-old girl from Westfield, New York named Grace.

    Learn More: Residents & Visitors Family Relatives and Residents Cabinet and Vice Presidents Congressmen Generals and Admirals Notable Visitors Mary’s Charlatans Employees and Staff The Peacemakers (David Dixon Porter, Abraham Lincoln, Ulysses S. Grant, William T. Sherman) Nathaniel Banks Frank Read more ›. Admiral is a military science fiction novel by Sean Danker, published by Roc Books on May 3, A mix of mystery, horror, and science fiction, the novel follows four strangers stranded on a mysterious planet who must work together to stay her: Roc Books.

      Craig Symonds talks about his Lincoln Prize-winning book, "Lincoln and His Admirals," at the annual Abraham Lincoln dinner hosted by the Lincoln Group of the District of .   Lincoln’s Last Meal. a depiction of Admiral David Farragut on the mast of his flagship, The president was reading aloud to them from “some humorous book,” as Oglesby later recalled Author: Sarah Pruitt.


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Lincoln"s Admiral by James P. Duffy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Lincoln's Admiral also offers new insights into the Battle of Mobile Bay, arguably Farragut's most famous campaign. Farragut launched an attack against one of the forts in Mobile Bay as a ploy to fool the enemy into thinking that he was preparing to capture Mobile itself.

His goal was to keep as many troops in and around the city as possible so /5(75). David Farragut, the U.S. Navy's first admiral, did not roar, "Damn the torpedoes. Full speed ahead," as his ships entered Mobile Bay. He said the equivalent, however, and Mobile was taken, like New Orleans and the Mississippi River before it.

Duffy's book on Farragut's Civil War campaigns reveals that he was a serious, determined, vastly capable commander, and too unflappable to provide Cited by: 3. This vivid and impeccably researched book details the life and Civil War battles of Admiral David Farragut.

It shines a spotlight and shares new details about the admiral's leadership of the mission to recapture the port of New Orleans from the Confederacy - a campaign historians consider one of the most daring in military history/5(5).

Lincolns Admiral book Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut James P. Duffy, Author John Wiley & Sons $40 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.

LINCOLN AND HIS ADMIRALS By Craig L. Symonds Oxford University Press, $, pages, illustrated REVIEWED BY ROBERT F. DUNN. Colonel Kevin Weddle talked about his book [Lincoln's Tragic Admiral: The Life of Samuel Francis Du Pont], published by University of Virginia Press.

In his book, military historian Kevin Weddle. An admirably researched history of the long, successful career of America's first admiral and a Lincolns Admiral book hero of the Civil War, who is best remembered for his famous order in the heat of the battle at Mobile Bay, ``Damn the torpedoes, full steam ahead!'' To complement (and correct) the mainly army perspective found in most Civil War histories, Duffy (Target Hitler, not reviewed, etc.) presents.

LINCOLN AND HIS ADMIRALS ABRAHAM LINCOLN, THE U.S. NAVY, AND THE CIVIL WAR by Craig L. Symonds ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 1, A former history professor at the Naval Academy examines Lincoln’s growth as commander in chief through his relations with the United States Navy.

We’re glad you found a book that interests you. ACW Book Review: Lincoln and His Admirals. Richard F. Welch. Lincoln and His Admirals. by Craig L. Symonds, Oxford University Press,$ The historiography of the Civil War is dominated by studies of the participants, tactics, weaponry and strategies of the war’s various land campaigns.

This book was an interesting look at the role the Navy played in the war, and how Lincoln handled his naval officers. It gave an insightful look at the relationships between Lincoln and his admirals, between the admirals themselves, and between the army and navy personnel/5.

This vivid and impeccably researched book details the life and Civil War battles of Admiral David Farragut. It shines a spotlight and shares new details about the admiral's leadership of the mission to recapture the port of New Orleans from the Confederacy - a campaign historians consider one of the most daring in military history.

Book Review: Lincoln's Admiral I posted this earlier in the week, but could not edit a couple of mistakes, so I deleted it and am re-posting it now.

Duffy’s book provides an excellent read and summary of Farragut’s life, his accomplishments and how he was able to achieve such excellent results. This is a very informative and readable. "Lincoln's Admiral" is a thoroughly researched and compellingly written book on Admiral Farragut.

The book sheds new light on Farragut's life and times. He was the first full admiral in American naval history. He was small in statue and almost sixty years old at the outbreak of the Civil War. However, Farragut possessed enormous strength and.

["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 and His Admirals. By Craig L. Symonds. Oxford University Press, $ We know a great deal about President Lincoln’s relations with his generals, but much less about his dealings with his admirals and his Navy Department.

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Duffy (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Relieved of his command, he was also maligned in the press.

In Lincoln’s Tragic Admiral: The Life of Samuel Francis Du Pont, Kevin J. Weddle challenges this reduction of Du Pont’s legacy, combining new and known sources to uncover a thoroughly modern, though flawed, Du : University of Virginia Press.

Lincoln's Tragic Admiral book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Once revered as one of the finest officers in the U.S. Navy /5. Get this from a library.

Lincoln's admiral: the Civil War campaigns of David Farragut. [James P Duffy] -- 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. Lincoln's Admiral The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut (eBook): Duffy, James P.: 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.

Get this from a library! Lincoln's admiral: the Civil War campaigns of David Farragut. [James P Duffy] -- An admirably researched history of the long, successful career of America's first admiral and a popular hero of the Civil War, who is best remembered for his famous order in the heat of the battle at.Lincoln and His Admirals Craig Symonds.

Co-winner of the Lincoln Prize, LINCOLN AND HIS ADMIRALS was also awarded the Barondess Lincoln Prize, the John Lyman Award, the Daniel and Marilyn Laney Prize, and the Nevins-Freeman Prize. An analytic and narrative account of the often-neglected role of the Union Navy in the outcome of the Civil War.Admiral Guest House is located in Lincoln, miles from Lincoln Christmas Market and miles from Bishop Grosseteste University.

The property is close to several well-known attractions, a minute walk from Lincoln Castle, miles from University of Lincoln and miles from Lincoln Cathedral of St. Mary. Private parking can be arranged at an extra charge/10().