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James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller), The Confederate cruisers and the Alabama : the Confederate destroyers of commerce (search)
y led a marine brigade in the last efforts of the expiring Confederacy. Commander John McIntosh Kell: the right-hand man of captain Semmes As first-lieutenant, ell was Captain Semmes' executive officer on the Alabama. The captain gave him great credit for the fine condition in which the ship went into action and further stated that he rendered him great assistance by his coolness and judgment as the fight proceeded. Kell, like his superior, was rescued by the Deerhound and taken to Southampton, where this photograph was made. On his return to the Confederate States, he was appointed commander and given the ironclad Richmond, in the James River Squadron. The fine features and resolute bearing of these naval officers go far to explain the daring and effective handling of the famous Alabama. With such sailors, an extensive Confederate Navy would have added even more dramatic chapters to history. For a year or more after the outbreak of the war, privateering under letters of