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NH 1261 "Hauling Down the Flag -- Surrender of the Alabama to the Kearsarge off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864"

Photo #: NH 1261  "Hauling Down the Flag -- Surrender of the Alabama to the Kearsarge off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864"
Title: "Hauling Down the Flag -- Surrender of the Alabama to the Kearsarge off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864"
Description: Photo #: NH 1261 Hauling Down the Flag Surrender of the Alabama to the Kearsarge off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864 Artwork by J.O. Davidson, depicting the sinking of CSS Alabama, as seen from USS Kearsarge. The crew of one of Kearsarge's eleven-inch Dahlgren pivot guns is celebrating their victory. Collection of President Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1936. U.S. Naval History and Heritage Command Photograph.
Catalog #: NH 1261
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