On June 19, 1864, the Confederate cruiser Alabama and the USS Kearsarge faced off in the English Channel outside the French port of Cherbourg. About an hour after the Alabama fired the first shot, it began to sink.
|Publisher:||The University of North Carolina Press|
|Series:||Civil War America Series|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.22(h) x 0.83(d)|
About the Author
William Marvel is a freelance writer who lives in South Conway, New Hampshire. Among his previous books are the award-winning Andersonville: The Last Depot and Burnside.