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Cherbourg Battle Scene

Caption: "THE U.S. SLOOP OF WAR `KEARSARGE' 7 GUNS SINKING THE PIRATE `ALABAMA' 8 GUNS.
Off Cherbourg, France, Sunday June 19th, 1864. The `Alabama' was built in a BRITISH Shipyard, by BRITISH workmen, with BRITISH Oak, armed with BRITISH Guns, manned with BRITISH Sailors, trained BRITISH Navy, ans was sunk in the BRITISH Channel, in 80 minutes by the Yankee Sloop of War `Kearsarge,' Capt. John A. Winslow."

Source: Francis B.C. Bradlee. The Kearsarge-Alabama Battle: The Story as told to the Writer by James Magee of Marblehead, Seaman on the Kearsarge. Salem, Mass: Essex Institute, 1921.

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