Painting of CSS Alabama



   Sinclair, Two Years on the Alabama,  p. 218.

  Master’s Mate Julius Schroeder
        C.S. Navy, C.S.S. Alabama

  Schroeder, an officer in the Prussian Navy, joined the CSS Alabama’s crew with fellow volunteer, Baron von Meulnier, after the two men were shipwrecked while on a world cruise. He was a fine officer and was discharged at Cherbourg, but returned to take part in the fight with the USS Kearsarge. After the Alabama sank, he returned to Prussia, where he became a professor of mathematics.

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