Shortly after Mobile Bay, Admiral David G. Farragut reflects on his historic victory after reading Edward Everett's public remarks on the battle: "It is to such as Mr. Everet[t], that an officer looks for his ultimate reward, it is those who hand us down to posterity for what we are worth, & that worth is measured by our services to the country ... reference to the services I have rendered the Navy by the fortunate issue of our late Battles"

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