“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Wilmington in New Hanover County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)

John A. Winslow

John A. Winslow Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
1. John A. Winslow Marker
Inscription. Capt. U.S.S. "Kearsarge", which sank Confederate raider "Alabama", 1864, rear admiral U.S. Navy, 1870-1873. Birthplace was one block west.
Erected 1950 by Archives, Conservation and Highway Departments. (Marker Number D 43.)
Location. 34° 14.287′ N, 77° 56.789′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, North Carolina, in New Hanover County. Marker is on North 3rd Street (U.S. 74) 0.1 miles north of Chestnut Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wilmington NC 28401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas F. Wood (a few steps from this marker); Thomas F. Price (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Mark’s (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cape Fear Club (about 400 feet away); William Hooper (about 600 feet away); Grace Methodist Church (about 700 feet away); Mary Baker Glover Eddy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Powell - Yopp House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Wilmington.
Also see . . .
1. Rear Admiral John A. Winslow, USN (1811-1873). U.S. Naval Historical Center (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. USS Kearsarge (1862-1894)
N 3rd St (facing south) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, March 11, 2010
2. N 3rd St (facing south)
. U.S. Naval Historical Center (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
Capt. J.A. Winslow, USN Photo, Click for full size
circa 1865
3. Capt. J.A. Winslow, USN
Library of Congress [LC-B813- 1788 A]
<i>Kearsarge</i> and <i>Alabama</i> (L. Prang & Co.) Photo, Click for full size
By J.O. Davidson, circa 1887
4. Kearsarge and Alabama (L. Prang & Co.)
"Hauling Down the Flag -- Surrender of the Alabama to the Kearsarge off Cherbourg, France, 19 June 1864". The crew of one of Kearsarge's eleven-inch Dahlgren pivot guns is celebrating their victory. Library of Congress [LC-DIG-pga-04041]
Capt. John Winslow & officers of USS <i>Kearsarge</i> Photo, Click for full size
5. Capt. John Winslow & officers of USS Kearsarge
Ship's officers pose on deck, at Cherbourg, France, soon after her 19 June 1864 victory over CSS Alabama. Her Commanding Officer, Captain John A. Winslow, is 3rd from left, wearing a uniform of the 1862 pattern. Other officers are generally dressed in uniforms of 1863-64 types. View looks aft on the port side. At left is Kearsarge's after XI-inch Dahlgren pivot gun, with its training tracks on the deck alongside. U.S. Naval Historical Center [Photo NH 61669]
United States Steamer <i>Kearsarge</i> Photo, Click for full size
6. United States Steamer Kearsarge
Halftone reproduction of a photograph taken in late 1864, upon the ship's return to the United States from European waters. U.S. Naval Historical Center [Photo NH 52023]
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 635 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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