Lincoln's Admiral: The Civil War Campaigns of David Farragut

Admiral David Farragut was instrumental in winning the Civil War. This biographical study focuses on his career and campaigns and the role the United States Navy played in the war. New information uncovered in the last twenty years provides new insights into this venerated naval hero. The emergence of the ironclads and vast wooden hull ships with new and more powerful canons and guns is examined.

0471042080 ISBN
9780471042082 ISBN13