ILLUSTRATIONS OF THE ALABAMA’S
FIGHT WITH THE KEARSARGE

The Opening Salvos
The Action Onboard the Vessels
The Fight Ends with the Alabama Sinking
 

 



   These illustrations of  the CSS Alabama’s engagement with the USS Kearsage help visualize the two vessels’ battle. They are mainly woodcuts and line drawings made shortly after the battle, as well as others used to illustrate articles about the battle published in the 1800s..
 
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Created and maintained by Lisle Brown, Curator Special Collections
© 2007, Special Collections, Marshall University
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