Admiral David G. Farragut’s life and military tenure were unprecedented. He started serving in the US Navy when he was nine years old. He served during three wars, including the Civil War.

An expert from James A. Garfield National Historic Site discusses the life of our country’s first full admiral.

Our Civil War series continues at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at our Main Branch. The topic will the explain the role of cycloramas during the Civil War.

By the way, if you’re interested in Civil War history, some other previous talks in our Civil War series can be viewed online in their entirety: