Battle of Cherbourg
Original Author: Thomas P. Moses
Created: ca. 1870
Medium: Oil on canvas

Battle of Cherbourg

The Confederate steamer Alabama, at right, sinks into the English Channel off the coast of Cherbourg, France, after being defeated in battle by the USS Kearsage on June 19, 1864. This painting was executed by Thomas P. Moses of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, six years after the event.