Battle of Mobile Bay

John Quarstein talked about the Battle of Mobile Bay in August 1864, and the roles played by Union Rear Admiral David Farragut and the Confederate… read more

Battle of Mobile Bay John Quarstein talked about the Battle of Mobile Bay in August 1864, and the roles played by Union Rear Admiral David Farragut and the Confederate Admiral Franklin Buchanan. The fighting resulted in a Union victory and closed one of the Confederacy’s last major ports. The victory, coupled with the fall of Atlanta to Union General William Tecumseh Sherman in early September, gave a boost to President Abraham Lincoln’s bid for re-election just a couple of months later. close

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Battle of Mobile Bay

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Program ID:
327151-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Newport News, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 15, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2015 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Aug 15, 2015 | 6:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 15, 2015 | 10:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 23, 2015 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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