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memorial of David Glasgow Farragut from the City of Boston

Boston (Mass.)

memorial of David Glasgow Farragut from the City of Boston

with an account of the dedication of the Farragut Statue at Marine Park, South Boston, June 28, 1893.

by Boston (Mass.)

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Published by Printed by order of the City Council in Boston .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination77 p.
Number of Pages77
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16405183M

David Glasgow Farragut's adoptive brother was David Dixon Porter (), who followed him by becoming the second U.S. Navy Admiral. David Dixon Porter helped Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War in the Siege of Vicksburg, Mississippi, , and in . Saint-Gaudens’ first major work, a sculpture of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, was unveiled at Madison Square Garden in , and hailed as “a combination of realism and allegory” that set him apart from his peers. Saint-Gaudens’ most celebrated work is the Colonel Robert Gould Shaw Memorial on Boston Common. A tribute to Boston.

The Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument was installed and dedicated in Madison Square Park in (A historical marker located in New York in New York County, New York.). David Farragut's naval career began as a midshipman when he was nine years old, and continued for 60 years until his death at the age of This included service in several wars, most notably during the American Civil War, where he gained fame for winning several decisive naval battles.. War of Through the influence of his adoptive father, Farragut was commissioned a midshipman in the.

USS FARRAGUT (DLG-6) was commissioned 10 December 1 at Boston Naval Shipyard, CDR Roger E. SPREEN, USN, assuming command, and proudly took her place in the Navy. She was the forth of our nation ' s ships to carry the name FARRAGUT in honor of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, famous for his achievements dur- ing the Civil War, and the first.   Adm. David G. Farragut, ca. (Library of Congress) FAIRFIELD — Long before Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman led his troops on a destructive march through the South, he crossed the Carquinez Strait — discussing the Solano County city of Benicia with its founder.


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City of Boston Archives; Memorials; Memorials, ; A memorial of David Glasgow Farragut, from the City of Boston. With an account of the dedication of the Farragut Statue at Marine Park, South Boston, JTitle: A memorial of David Glasgow Farragut from the City of Boston Publisher: A memorial of David Glasgow Farragut from the City of Boston Number of pages: 79 pages Year: - Language: English Topics: Geography, United States.

A memorial of David Glasgow Farragut, from the City of Boston. With an account of the dedication of the Farragut Statue at Marine Park, South Boston, JItem — Volume: Farragut,was his first major commission.

Other significant works include the Puritan, (Springfield, Mass.); the Standing Lincoln, (Chicago); the Adams Memorial, (Washington), and the Shaw Memorial, (Boston). Aside from Farragut, Manhattan has. According to the book by Admiral Farragut's son, The Life of David Glasgow Farragut, First Admiral of the United States Navy, (New York: D.

Appleton and Company, ), pages −, Admiral. The journey of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut’s birth marker has come to an end as the town installed the significant piece of history at Farragut Memorial Plaza.

The statue of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut stands in the Farragut Memorial Plaza. A town of Farragut crew moved a donated marker for Admiral Farragut into a visible resting place Friday, Jun. United States Navy admiral David Farragut as Rear admiral c. – Birth name David Glasgow Farragut Born ( David Glasgow Farragut / ˈ f æ r ə ɡ ə t / (also spelled Glascoe; July 5, – Aug ) was a flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States Navy.

He is remembered for his order at the Battle of Mobile Bay usually paraphrased as "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead" in U.S. Photo by Silvio Pacifico. Sign up for our COVID newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City. The crew of the U.S.S. Farragut Navy destroyer visited Admiral David Glasgow Farragut’s Memorial for the annual Memorial Day Flagging of the Graves on Saturday, May 28 at Woodlawn Cemetery.

About the Author. The intention was to erect a statue to Admiral David Glasgow Farragut who had died a year earlier. The New York Times reported that “It is intended that the monument shall be worthy of the memory of the great naval hero, and it is proposed to place it either in the centre of Union-square or of Madison-square, or at some prominent locality in.

A Collaboration by architect Stanford White () and sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens (), the monument of David Glasgow Farragut () is one of the finest outdoor monuments in New York City, and an excellent example of American art of the period.

Farragut was an admiral in the US Navy, known especially for his service to the Union during the American Civil War. Statue of Admiral David G. Farragut, U.S.N., in Farragut Square.

From an original slætch by Cover Joseph Sunde. The U.S.S. Admiral Farragutts flagship, in action. From an original by Joseph Sunde. Title page Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, U.S.N., Frontispiece Location plat of Farragut Square in relation to the House Following page.

David Glasgow Farragut (July 5th, – August 14th, ) was a flag officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States Navy. He is remembered for his order at the Battle of Mobile Bay usually paraphrased as "**** the torpedoes, full speed ahead" in U.S.

Navy tradition. [Farragut monument] Summary Photo shows Statue of Admiral David Farragut in Marine Park, South Boston, Massachusetts (Source:) Contributor Names Detroit Publishing Co., publisher Created / Published.

George and David Farragut. George Farragut during his years in the Navy. George Farragut Mesquida (originally Jordi) was born on the Mediterranean island of Menorca, in Spain. He was a young merchant man who bravely decided to sail to America and join in the U.S.

Revolutionary War among South Carolina Navy forces. The soft bluestone had deteriorated by Funded by a federal grant, New York City recreated it in granite and donated the original to this site.

The bronze replica cast (h. 8 ft. 3 in.) of Farragut was made in James Glasgow Farragut was born on July 5, at Campbell's Station, TN. David Glasgow Farragut Memorial Ciutadella 2, × 3,; MB David Farragut - NB bldsa OTO 4, × 5,; MB David Farragut at National Portrait Gallery IMG JPG 4, ×.

David Glasgow Farragut was born on July 5,at Campbell's Station, a few miles southwest of Knoxville. Despite his Scottish sounding name, his father was Spanish and his mother of Irish descent. Inthe family relocated to New Orleans and his mother died the following year. Файл:Lincoln, Grant, Sherman, Farragut - an account of the gift, the erection and the dedication of the bronze statues given by Charles H.

Hackley to the city of Muskegon, Michigan - unveiled in Hackley ().jpg. Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Created / Published [between and ].David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, in Knoxville, Tennessee - Aug in Portsmouth, New Hampshire) was an American officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States commanded the naval forces of the Union Navy in the Battle of Mobile Bay.

David Farragut was the son of George Farragut.Home; Books; Search; Support. How-To Tutorials; Suggestions; Machine Translation Editions; Noahs Archive Project; About Us.

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