LT. JOHN MACINTOSH KELL,
EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF THE ALABAMA

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool (Merseyside Maritime Museum)

“This print shows First Lieutenant John McIntosh Kell, who had served with Semmes in his previous command, the cruiser Sumter, standing by the eight inch smooth bore gun with his hand on the beech-rope. The engine-room skylight can be seen with bars over the glass. Note the washing hanging in the rigging.”
From a photograph, taken at Cape Town, South Africa, August 19, 1863.
Here is a drawing based on the photograph.


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2007, Special Collections, Marshall University
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