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Semmes, Raphael 1809-1877

Overview
Works: 116 works in 333 publications in 3 languages and 13,311 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Naval history  Biography  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E599.A3, 973.757
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Most widely held works about Raphael Semmes
 
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Most widely held works by Raphael Semmes
The Confederate raider Alabama by Raphael Semmes( Book )

9 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter by Raphael Semmes( Book )

84 editions published between 1864 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published over 100 years ago, CRUISE OF THE ALABAMA AND THE SUMTER is Raphael Semmes? incredible story of his experiences as a commander in the Confederate Navy during the Civil War. Semmes draws upon his private journals and papers to unfold his memories of capturing merchant vessels and skillfully eluding Union warships while commanding both the Alabama and Sumter. Together with his crew, Semmes endured a career of commerce raiding that was without equal in American naval history of its time
Memoirs of service afloat, during the war between the states by Raphael Semmes( Book )

24 editions published between 1868 and 2011 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Service afloat and ashore during the Mexican War: by Raphael Semmes( Book )

14 editions published between 1851 and 2011 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a facsimile reproduction of an original in the British Library Historical Print Collections
Service afloat; or, The remarkable career of the Confederate cruisers Sumter and Alabama, during the War Between the States by Raphael Semmes( Book )

18 editions published between 1887 and 1903 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The campaign of General Scott, in the valley of Mexico by Raphael Semmes( Book )

4 editions published in 1852 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My adventures afloat : a personal memoir of my cruises and services in 'The Sumter' and 'Alabama' by Raphael Semmes( Book )

3 editions published in 1869 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mobile daily gazette( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fifth anniversary address delivered before the St. Peter's Benevolent Society of Cincinnati : on the first of January, 1838 by Raphael Semmes( Book )

1 edition published in 1838 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghost ship of the Confederacy; the story of the Alabama and her captain, Raphael Semmes by Edward Boykin( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Semmes of the Alabama by Walter Adolphe Roberts( Book )

2 editions published in 1938 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kruistogten van de Alabama by Raphael Semmes( Book )

1 edition published in 1865 in Dutch and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Memoirs of service afloat, during the war between the states. By Admiral Raphael Semmes by Raphael Semmes( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alabama (Cruiser)
The cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter (Resource on the Internet) by Raphael Semmes( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Cruise of a corsair by Warren Armstrong( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

John Ancrum Winslow Collection by John Ancrum Winslow( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The collection consists of Winslow's letters to his wife Katherine A. Winslow before and after USS Kearsarge's defeat of CSS Alabama under his command, an early letter from Raphael Semmes and the challenge sent by him as commander of Alabama, copies of orders received, letters received by Winslow from various dignitaries after the victory and sent to Mrs. Winslow after her husband's death, and a twentieth-century newspaper clipping describing the discovery of the Alabama's wreck
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in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mostly autographs and signatures from disbound autograph albums; some separate autographs; and clipped signatures
The Sumter and the Alabama, or, Memoirs of his services afloat during the war between the states by Raphael Semmes( Book )

1 edition published in 1869 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers by Samuel Barron( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Collections includes manuscript volume, 1834-1847, of sea service of Samuel Barron (1808-1888) aboard ships in Carribbean and Mediterranean seas and includes a copy made by Samuel Barron (1836-1892) of an account by James Barron of his duel with Decatur. The volume also has genealogical material concerning the Barron family
 
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The cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter
Alternative Names
Raphael Semmes Amerikaans officier (1809-1877)

Raphael Semmes militaire américain

Raphael Semmes militare statunitense

Raphael Semmes Seemann, Jurist; Kapitän, Admiral und General der Konföderierten im Sezessionskrieg

Raphael Semmes wojskowy amerykański

Семс, Рафаэль

رافائل سمز افسر آمریکایی

라파엘 셈머즈

Languages
English (228)

French (12)

Dutch (3)

Covers
Memoirs of service afloat, during the war between the statesConfederate raider : Raphael Semmes of the AlabamaThe Alabama, British neutrality, and the American Civil WarRebel raider : being an account of Raphael Semmes's cruise in the C.S.S. Sumter, composed in large part of extracts from Semmes's Memoirs of service afloat, written in the year 1869Southern seahawk : a novel of the Civil War at seaRaphael Semmes : the philosophical marinerMemoirs of service afloat, during the war between the states