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CSS Alabama Sinking the USS Hatteras

This nineteenth-century print depicts the encounter between the USS Hatteras, right, and the CSS Alabama near Galveston, Texas, on January 11, 1863, during the Civil War. The Hatteras was sunk after a 20-minute battle, with most of the ship?s crew being taken prisoner by the Confederacy.
Courtesy of the U.S. Naval Historic Center