David Glasgow Farragut carte de visite photograph   Save
Sherman Family Photographs
Description: Carte de visite photograph of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, from the William T. Sherman Photograph Album, ca. 1865-1880. Farragut was born on July 5, 1801, near Nashville, Tennessee. At nine years of age, he was commissioned as a midshipman in the United States Navy, due to the influence of his adoptive father. He was the first Rear Admiral, Vice Admiral and Admiral of the United States Navy. He died at Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on August 14, 1870. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04325
Subjects: United States. Navy--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Pictorial works; U.S. Navy; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Military officers; Portrait photography
Places: Sherman Family Photographs