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David Farragut
Allegiance  United States of America
Service/branch United States Navy
Union Navy
Years of service 1810–1870
Rank USN Admiral rank insignia.jpg Admiral

David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, 1801 - August 14, 1870) was an American officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War. He was the first rear admiral, vice admiral, and admiral in the United States Navy. He commanded the naval forces of the Union Navy in the Battle of Mobile Bay.

David Farragut was the son of George Farragut, a naval officer during the American Revolutionary War.

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