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    Mobile Bay.  Despite losing the ironclad USS Tecumseh to an undersea mine, Rear Admiral David Farragut's fleet steamed past Fort Morgan and into Mobile Bay.  After defeating the tenacious CSS Tennessee, the Union navy controlled the strategic bay and denied its further use to the Confederacy.

    Did you Know?  It is at Mobile Bay that Farragut reportedly uttered the famous command, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    Mobile Bay.  Despite losing the ironclad USS Tecumseh to an undersea mine, Rear Admiral David Farragut's fleet steamed past Fort Morgan and into Mobile Bay.  After defeating the tenacious CSS Tennessee, the Union navy controlled the strategic bay and denied its further use to the Confederacy.

    Did you Know?  It is at Mobile Bay that Farragut reportedly uttered the famous command, "Damn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"

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