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Civil War Pictures page 9

U.S.S. Kersarge Officers















Captain John A. Winslow and his officers aboard the U.S.S. Kersarge  1864.  Photo was taken after a huge win for the Union officers in sinking the opposing C.S.S. Alabama during the Battle of Cherbourg.


The Rodman Gun

The Rodman gun was developed by Thomas Jackson Rodman, a Union artillery man.  It took about 12 men to operate.















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