Tag: David Farragut

The Marine Corps in the Civil War

Starting with the first Battle of Bull Run, the United States Marine Corps took part…

Siege of Port Hudson: Last Bastion on the Mississippi

After Union Admiral David Farragut successfully steamed past Confederate-held Port Hudson on the Mississippi River…

The Confederate Run for New Orleans

The prize was enormous: The outlet and Queen City of the Mississippi River. Its capture…

Civil War Artillery

Civil War mortars were the feared precision artillery weapon of the Victorian Age.

Admiral David Farragut and the Battle of Mobile Bay

Admiral David Farragut took the Confederate minefields, forts and ironclads at the Battle of Mobile…