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CSS Alabama partial muster roll

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-3724

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a partial muster roll of the CSS Alabama, probably sometime after June 1863, as it indicates that Lieutenant John Low was transferred to command the Tuscaloosa, which the Alabama had captured on 20 June 1863.

Dates

  • after 1864 June 19

Creator

Biographical / Historical

CSS Alabama was a screw sloop-of-war built for the Confederate States Navy at Birkenhead, England, in 1862 by John Laird Sons and Company. Alabama served as a successful commerce raider, attacking Union merchant and naval ships over the course of her two-year career, during which she never anchored in a southern port. She was sunk in battle by the USS Kearsarge in June 1864 at the Battle of Cherbourg outside the port of Cherbourg, France.

Extent

0.05 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Partial muster roll of the CSS Alabama.

Provenance

Purchased from the South Pasadena Public Library, Pasadena, California, 1999

General

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Processed by

Martha Bace, 2013

Creator

Title
Guide to the CSS Alabama partial muster roll
Status
Coll Lvl Complete
Date
June 2013
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

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