Politics is nothing. We are free only on the ocean. ~ Renato Beluche
Sunday, April 24, 2011
Seafaring Sunday: Farragut's Triumph
April 23 and 24, 1862: The future first Admiral in the U.S. Navy, David Glasgow Farragut, defeats the Confederate Navy in the Gulf and the Confederate Army along the Mississippi to take the Jewel of the South, my home town of New Orleans. Read more about Farragut's brilliant victory here.
Header: Rear Admiral David Glasgow Farragut in a contemporary photograph