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Semmes

[semz]
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noun
  1. Raphael,1809–77, Confederate admiral in the American Civil War.
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Historical Examples

  • Semmes' brigade came into action on the right, Kemper's battery supporting.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • Do you suppose that Mr. Semmes had his tavern in this place for only one month?

  • He had 2357 men in his own and 2342 in Semmes' brigade, making about 4700 troops in line.

    Robert Toombs

    Pleasant A. Stovall

  • Semmes might easily have done the same thing had the idea occurred to him.

  • Semmes was again without a command, for the Rebel navy was no more.

    The Boys of '61

    Charles Carleton Coffin.