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Label
1913
Inclusive dates
1913
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Transcript of reminiscences, 1913, of John Harvey Allen's (1838-1913) Civil War service aboard the C.S.S. Alabama from 13 November 1863 to 19 June 1864, when it was sunk by the U.S.S. Kearsarge in the English Channel off Cherburg, France. Reminiscences include descriptions of various members of the crew, life aboard ship, the sinking of the U.S.S. Hatteras by the Alabama, and an account of the Alabama's final battle with the Kearsarge. Also includes portraits of Allen and Rachel Murray Thompson (1846-1912)
Member of
Action
  • Accessioned
  • Described
Biographical or historical data
John Harvey Allen was born in 1838. He served aboard the C.S.S. Alabama from November 1863 until 19 June 1864 when it was sunk by the U.S.S. Kearsarge. Allen wrote his reminiscences in the last year of his life. He died in 1913.
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Reminiscences of Civil War service
Label
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
6
Immediate source of acquisition
Allen, R. D.
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001532438
Reproduction note
Photocopies.
Type of unit
leaves

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