Maps [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France].

Format Maps
Contributors United States. Navy
Dates 1864
Location Atlantic Coast
United States
Language English
Subjects 19th Century
Alabama (Screw Sloop)
Atlantic Coast
Civil War
Kearsarge (Sloop)
Naval Battles
Naval Operations, Confederate
United States
[Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France].
Contributor Names
United States. Navy.
Created / Published
Philada., Lith. of Bowen & Co., [1864]
Subject Headings
-  Naval battles--France--Atlantic Coast--History--19th century--Maps
-  Alabama (Screw sloop)
-  Kearsarge (Sloop)
-  United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations, Confederate
-  France--Cherbourg
-  Scale ca. 1:41,000.
-  LC Civil War Maps (2nd ed.), 703
-  From. Report on the Secretary of the Navy, with an appendix, containing reports from officers. December, 1864). opp. p. 630.
-  Map shows the "Position of the Kearsarge when she received the first broadside of the enemy," the general direction of the ships during the battle, and the position of the Alabama, when it sank in 45 fathoms of water. Map accompanies "Captain [John A.] Winslow's detailed report of the action" dated July 30, 1864.
-  Description derived from published bibliography.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image.
1 map, 42 x 2. cm.
Call Number
G5831.S56 1864 U3
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Catalog Number
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