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David Glasgow Farragut

 
 
David Glasgow Farragut Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
1. David Glasgow Farragut Marker
Inscription.
Erected
by his wife and son
to the memory of
David Glasgow Farragut
First Admiral in the United States Navy
Born   July 5, 1801
Died   August 14, 1870
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Erected 1870 by Wife and son of David Farragut.
 
Location. 40° 53.641′ N, 73° 51.92′ W. Marker is in Bronx, New York, in Bronx County. Marker is on Ravine Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Section 14, Aurora Hill Plot, Lot 1429-44 of Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, NY. Marker is in this post office area: Bronx NY 10470, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of the Redoubt (approx. one mile away); Algernon Sydney Sullivan (approx. 1.5 miles away); Prison Window (approx. 1.5 miles away); Adoption of the Constitution (approx. 1.6 miles away); Major General Porter (approx. 1.6 miles away); Cortlandt House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Van Cortlandt Mansion (approx. 1.6 miles away); Van Cortlandt House Museum (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bronx.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers relating to Admiral
Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
2. Marker in Woodlawn Cemetery
Farragut served as a midshipman in the United States Navy during the War of 1812, and later saw action as a Rear Admiral during the Civil War.
Farragut.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of David Farragut. (Submitted on February 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesNotable Persons
 
David Glasgow Farragut Grave image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
3. David Glasgow Farragut Grave
Farragut is well known for his cry of "Damn the torpedoes!" on August 5, 1864, during the Battle of Mobile Bay.
Grave Marker of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, October 19, 2008
4. Grave Marker of Admiral David Glasgow Farragut
David Glasgow Farragut image. Click for full size.
from Wikipedia
5. David Glasgow Farragut
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 1, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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