A match safe, lantern, frying pan, and cup would have been part of a soldier’s equipment.
Rear Admiral David G. Farragut's Service Coat and Cap
Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Artifacts, Primary Sources
Date Posted: 12/29/2010
Service jacket and cap worn by Rear Admiral David G. Farragut while directing the fire of the flagship Hartford during the Battle of Mobile Bay on August 5, 1864. It was during the Battle of Mobile Bay that Farragut uttered the infamous words, “Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead.”