West Wind, Flood Tide: The Battle of Mobile Bay

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Naval Institute Press, 2004 - History - 308 pages
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"The author traces the evolution of the battle from the time Farragut took command of the West Gulf Blockading Squadron in February 1862 until the battle was fought on 5 August 1864. He continues the narrative through the end of the war and explains how the battle influenced ship design and naval tactics for years to come."--BOOK JACKET.

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Sometimes one doesn't need a deep analysis, as a rousing old-fashioned narrative will do. That's what you have here with this account of Adm. David Farragut's greatest action in the Civil War. If ... Read full review

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Jack Friend a longtime resident of Mobile first wrote about the battle in Great American Naval Battles.

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