David Farragut and the Great Naval Blockade

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Silver Burdett Press, 1991 - Biography & Autobiography - 128 pages
A biography of the American naval officer for whom Congress created the rank of full admiral.

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Introduction by Henry Steele Commager
Civil War Time Line
Destined for the Sea

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Russell Shorto is the author of "Gospel Truth: The New Image of Jesus Emerging from Science and History," He has written for "GQ," "The New Yorker," "The Miami Herald," "Travel & Leisure," and "The New York Times Magazine," He lives in Putnam Valley, New York, with his wife and their two daughters.