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John A Winslow

John A Winslow

Civil War (Union) · US Navy

A career Navy officer who captained the USS Kearsarge during the Battle of Cherbourg (1864).

Mexican-American War (1846 - 1848)
Conflict Period

Mexican-American War

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Branch

Navy

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Served For

United States of America

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Civil War (Union) (1861 - 1865)
Conflict Period

Civil War (Union)

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Branch

Navy

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Rank

Rear Admiral

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Commands held

USS Kearsarge; Pacific Squadron

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about John A Winslow

    John Winslow is best known for being the captain of the USS Kearsarge during the 1864 Battle of Cherbourg, in which his ship sunk the famed Confederate raider CSS Alabama off the coast of Cherbourg, France, during the Civil War.

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    Additional Info
    Owner:
    karenll75 - Anyone can contribute
    Created:
    10/30/2013
    Modified:
    4/29/2014
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