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The Engagement Between the C.S.S. Alabama
and the U.S.S. Kearsage

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"Presented to Captain Raphael Semmes, CSN, by Officers of the Royal Navy and other friends in England as a testimonial of their admiration of the gallantry with which he maintained the honour of his country's flag and the fame of the ALABAMA in the engagement off Cherbourg with a chain-plated ship of superior power, armament, and crew, June 19th, 1864."


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