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NH 61669 USS Kearsarge (1862-1894)

Photo #: NH 61669  USS Kearsarge (1862-1894)
Description: Ship's officers pose on deck, at Cherbourg, France, soon after her 19 June 1864 victory over CSS Alabama. Her Commanding Officer, Captain John A. Winslow, is 3rd from left, wearing a uniform of the 1862 pattern. Other officers are generally dressed in uniforms of 1863-64 types. View looks aft on the port side. At left is Kearsarge's after XI-inch Dahlgren pivot gun, with its training tracks on the deck alongside. Those present are identified in Photo # NH 61669 (complete caption). The original glass negative is held by the Library of Congress. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
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