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.