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

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Title
[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
Notes
-  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.
Medium
1 map, 42 x 2. cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G5831.S56 1864 U3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g5831s.cw0703000
Library of Congress Control Number
99446351
Online Format
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https://lccn.loc.gov/99446351
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=99446351&searchType=1&recCount=10
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United States Navy. [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France]. [Philada., Lith. of Bowen & Co, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446351/. (Accessed December 06, 2016.)

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United States Navy. (1864) [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France]. [Philada., Lith. of Bowen & Co] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/99446351/.

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United States Navy. [Map of the defeat of the Confederate ship Alabama by the U.S. steamer Kearsarge on June 19, 1864, off Cherbourg, France]. [Philada., Lith. of Bowen & Co, 1864] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/99446351/>.