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CANCELED: The Battle of Mobile Bay

Event Update: Out of an abundance of caution to protect our residents, the Camden County Board of Freeholder has decided to cancel / postpone this event. Please visit our COVID-19 center for additional updates as they are announced.

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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.

  • Camden County College, Blackwood Campus
    200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States
  • Thursday, Mar 12th, 2020 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
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    Event Update: Out of an abundance of caution to protect our residents, the Camden County Board of Freeholder has decided to cancel / postpone this event. Please visit our COVID-19 center for additional updates as they are announced. —– 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…

    200 College Drive, Gloucester Township, NJ, 08012, United States public
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