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Civil War U.S. Navy Admiral David Farragut – 2 First Voyage

Civil War U.S. Navy Admiral David Farragut – 2 First Voyage

David Glasgow Farragut, the man who would become the first Admiral in the U.S. Navy and a Civil War naval hero, was born on the fifth of July 1801 “in a log cabin on a 640-acre tract of land on the north bank of the Holston River about fifteen miles southwest of...
The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon by Jeremy Black

The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon by Jeremy Black

The good folks at the University of Oklahoma Press forwarded a review copy of Jeremy Black’s new book, The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon. In my usual fashion, I am making an initial post about the book before a full reading. ISBN: 978-0-8061-4078-0...