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David G. Farragut Quick Facts

Name Meaning: David is of Hebrew origin and means “beloved”. Vital Stats Birthday: July 5th, 1801 Birth Name: James Glasgow Farragut Birthplace: Campbell’s Station, Tennessee Date of Death: August 14th, 1870 Cause: Heart disease...

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Admiral David Farragut’s Report on the Battle of Mobile Bay

Following the capture of New Orleans in April 1862, taking the port of Mobile, Alabama became a priority for the Union high command.  With New Orleans out of the picture, the Alabama city became...

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2012 Civil War Commemorative Stamps

During the Civil War Sesquicentennial, the U.S. Postal Service is issuing two Civil War commemorative stamps each year from 2011-2015. Each stamp in the series commemorates a significant event that occurred 150 years ago...