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This young man served aboard the USS Kearsarge. His hat band has most of the letters visible.
The Kearsarge was a USN sloop that was active from 1862 until 1894. She is probably best known for her fight against the CSS Alabama.
This image appears to date from the late 1870s- 1880s and bears no photographer's information.
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