Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

CSS Alabama Cannon

A 32-lb cannon recovered from the wreck of the Confederate sloop-of-war CSS Alabama is seen at the Naval History and Heritage Command laboratory warehouse.
Title: 090706-N-9671T-019
Caption: A 32-lb cannon recovered from the wreck of the Confederate sloop-of-war CSS Alabama is seen at the Naval History and Heritage Command laboratory warehouse.
Description: 090706-N-9671T-019 WASHINGTON (July 6, 2009) A 32-lb cannon recovered from the wreck of the Confederate sloop-of-war CSS Alabama is seen at the Naval History and Heritage Command laboratory warehouse. Alabama was built for the Confederate States Navy and served as a commerce raider, attacking Union merchant and naval ships during the Civil War. Alabama was sunk on June 19, 1864 during a battle with USS Kearsarge off the coast of France. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth G. Takada/Released)
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  • Artifact
Wars & Conflicts
  • Civil War 1861-1865
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