- Raphael,1809–77, Confederate admiral in the American Civil War.
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Semmes' brigade came into action on the right, Kemper's battery supporting.The Long Roll
Do you suppose that Mr. Semmes had his tavern in this place for only one month?A Portrait of Old George Town
Grace Dunlop Ecker
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.The Naval History of the United States
Willis J. Abbot.
Semmes was again without a command, for the Rebel navy was no more.The Boys of '61
Charles Carleton Coffin.