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West Wind, Flood Tide: The Battle of Mobile Bay

by Friend, Jack
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Retail Price: $29.95
Issue: Fall 2004
ISBN: 159114292X

Union admiral David Farragut gained much of his fame for his victory at Mobile Bay when he first gave the order, Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead. Jack Friend provides a detailed recounting of the buildup, action, and aftermath of the battle.

review of West Wind, Flood Tide: The Battle of Mobile Bay, by Friend, Jack, Civil War Book Review, (Fall 2004).