Redemption Before Mobile Bay

Ron Coddington
Feb 14, 2015 · 7 min read
Cmdr. Richard Starr Dana, U.S. Navy, standing, and his brother, Richard Starr Dana. Carte de visite by an unidentified photographer, about October 1863. Collection of the author.
Detail of an 1865 map showing the Confederate defenses of Mobile shows the location of Fort Morgan and the location of Rear Adm. Farragut’s attack on Aug. 5, 1864. Library of Congress.
The “Great Naval Victory in Mobile Bay, Aug. 5th 1864,” by Currier & Ives. Library of Congress.
University of Rochester Rare Books & Special Collections.


Faces of War

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