By Devon Stamp
Born in 1801, died 1870. Was born near Knoxville, Tennessee.
In The War
He fought for the North.
David with 18 ships and 700 men, guarded the entrance to New Orleans for the Gulf of Mexico.
He was also in The Siege of Vicksburg
He ordered Vicksburg to surrender.
Famous Word, " Darn the torpedoes, full speed ahead!"