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[Illustration: Raphael Semmes.]
The cruise of the Alabama
and the Sumter.
From the private journals and
other papers of...
Raphael Semmes (1809-1877), American naval officer of the Confederacy, commanded the Sumter and Alabama in their daring raids on Northern shipping during the Civil War.Raphael Semmes was born in Charl...
Although Raphael Semmes is best known for his success as the captain of a Confederate cruiser during the Civil War, the published records of his journeys on land and sea, during both that war and the ...