Carte-de-visite

Date:
1861-1863

Photo of Captain Semmes of the CSS Alabama who fought the Kearsarge off of the French coast near Cherbourg. Under photo is written in pencil: "Capt. Semmes". 2004.001.007 is the same exact image, but darker. Publisher's mark on back side: E. & H. T. Anthony 501 Broadway New York". In pencil on back is written: Capt. Semmes Commanded the "Alabama" Rare Confederate Later commanded the James River Squadron".

Description (physical):

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Location:
6125 Boydton Plank Rd.Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Identifier:
2004.001.0006
Institution:
Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier