Tag: David Farragut

  • Civil War

The Marine Corps in the Civil War

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

  • Civil War

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…

  • Civil War

The Confederate Run for New Orleans

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

  • Civil War

Civil War Artillery

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

  • Civil War

Admiral David Farragut and the Battle of Mobile Bay

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