OFFICIAL REPORTS AND
PERSONAL ACCOUNTS

Official Confederate Reports
Official Union Reports
Maps of the Battle
Captain Evan Jones’ Statement
John Lancaster’s Letter
Lieutenant John Kell’s Account
Surgeon John Browne’s Account
Lieutenant William Badlam’s Account
An Anonymous 1864 Account
Illustrated London News Articles

Note of Casualties
The Alabama’s Crew

 



    Officers on both the USS Alabama and the USS Kearsarge submitted     reports and maps of the engagement.
    Lieut. John M. Kell  of the Alabama  and  Surgeon John M. Browne of the Kearsarge wrote accounts published in the Century Magazine
    Engineer William  H. Badlam of the Kearsarge wrote an account that was published in the papers of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion.
  There is also an anonymous newspaper account by an Alabama sailor, published in July 1864.
     Evan P. Jones, Captain of the yacht Deerhound, wrote a statement about the rescue of survivors.
    John Lancaster of the Deerhound wrote a letter giving his story of the rescue.
 
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2007, Special Collections, Marshall University
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