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In 1862, Officer David Farragut was able to capture the city of New Orleans without needing to take the battle into the city itself. Instead, he captured the Forts Jackson and Philip, then went unopposed in his conquest of the city. The capture of the Confederacyâ??s largest city, marked a turning point in the war.

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David Farragut crossed confederate lines to capture New Orleans.

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Admiral David Farragut

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