Maps Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.
Sneden, Robert Knox
Alabama (Screw Sloop)
- Chart of the battle off Cherbourg.
- The map charts the course of the two ships in Cherbourg Harbor and in the British Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France. Made by the British for the Confederacy and captained by Raphael Semmes the C.S.S. Alabama was a blockade runner. Spotted by the U.S.S. Kearsarge, the Alabama was cornered and sunk.
- Contributor Names
- Sneden, Robert Knox, 1832-1918.
- Created / Published
- [S.l., 1864-1865]
- Subject Headings
- - Alabama (Screw sloop)
- - Kearsarge (Sloop)
- - United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Naval operations
- - France--Cherbourg
- - NOTE: Researchers will be served a color photocopy of this diary image.
- - Relief shown by hachures.
- - This item is from the collections of the Virginia Historical Society; please contact the institution for more information.
- - Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.
- - In the Robert Knox Sneden Diary (Mss5:1 Sn237:1 v. 4, p. 1002).
- - Manuscripts
- 1 map : pen-and-ink and watercolor ; 16 x 12 cm.
- Virginia Historical Society, P.O. Box 7311, Richmond, VA 23221-0311 USA vau
- Digital Id
- gvhs01 vhs00168 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.ndlpcoop/gvhs01.vhs00168
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