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.
John A Winslow
Civil War (Union) · US Navy
A career Navy officer who captained the USS Kearsarge during the Battle of Cherbourg (1864).
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