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NH 85575-KN "The Confederate Sloop-of-War '290', or Alabama, Leaving the Merchant-Ship Tonowanda

Photo #: NH 85575-KN "The Confederate Sloop-of-War '290', or Alabama, Leaving the Merchant-Ship Tonowanda
Title: "The Confederate Sloop-of-War '290', or Alabama, Leaving the Merchant-Ship Tonowanda
Caption:
Description: The Confederate Sloop-of-War '290', or Alabama, Leaving the Merchant-Ship Tonowanda Hand-tinted copy of a line engraving, after a drawing by Smyth, published in Harper's Weekly, 1862. CSS Alabama captured the packet ship Tonowanda southeast of Nova Scotia on 8 October 1862. The prize was released on bond to carry prisoners captured on other ships taken by the Alabama. Courtesy of the Navy Art Collection, Washington, DC. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 85575-KN
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