Dates:

03/12/2020

Times:

7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Event URL:

www.oldbaldycwrt.org

Features:

Free
Indoor

Paul Prentiss on “Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead! – Admiral David Farragut and Battle of Mobile Bay August 5, 1864”

Just how much did the Battle of Mobile Bay affect the national stage at this critical time?  Some argue the victory helped Lincoln’s campaign win the presidency while others claim the closure of the port of Mobile hastened the economic defeat of the South and had little actual impact on the election. This presentation will set the scene, discuss major players, critique the strategy and tactics and debate the battle’s impact. Presented by the Old Baldy Civil War Roundtable.  www.oldbaldycwrt.org

Free and open to the public.


Location:

200 College Dr Blackwood, NJ 08012