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Semmes, Paul Jones 1815-1863

Works: 7 works in 7 publications in 1 language and 7 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History 
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works about Paul Jones Semmes
Most widely held works by Paul Jones Semmes
Papers, 1852-1865 (bulk 1861-1865), of the Clayton and Semmes families of Georgia by Clayton family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Also included is correspondence, 1859-1864, of Sgt. [later Lt.] William Harris Clayton, a soldier in the 7th Georgia Infantry Regiment, with his family, chiefly his parents, William Wirt Clayton and Caroline Maria (Semmes) Clayton of Atlanta, Ga., concerning daily life in the Confederate army and military campaigns. Significant items include letter of 13 June 1861 giving William's impressions of Harpers Ferry, Va., and discussing his recent journey to Richmond, Va., from Georgia; letter of 9 December 1861 describes his witnessing the execution of two Confederate soldiers in camp for the attempted killing of their officer; letter of 25 June 1862 tells of his arrest for fraternizing with an enemy picket; letter of 17 April 1863 mentions his capture of a free African American Unionist and Clayton's regret in not executing him; letter of 19 May 1863 concerns the battle of Chancellorsville and the death of Stonewall Jackson; letter of 15 July 1863 talks about the Confederate defeat at Gettysburg and the death of his uncle, Paul Jones Semmes; letter of 11 December 1863 discusses the hardships he suffered during the Knoxville, Tenn., campaign; and letter of 14 May 1864 describes the fighting at the battle of Spotsylvania Court House
Papers by Paul J Semmes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Semmes' acceptance of a commission, and a morning report
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Audience level: 0.79 (from 0.72 for Diary of D ... to 0.99 for Semmes, Pa ...)

Alternative Names
Paul Jones Semmes Amerikaans militair (1815-1863)

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