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Semmes, Raphael 1809-1877

Overview
Works: 126 works in 369 publications in 4 languages and 13,758 library holdings
Genres: History  Personal narratives‡vConfederate  Naval history  Biography  Personal narratives 
Roles: Author
Classifications: E599.A3, 973.757
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The cruise of the Alabama and the Sumter by Raphael Semmes( Book )

74 editions published between 1864 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 511 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
Service afloat and ashore during the Mexican War: by Raphael Semmes( Book )

18 editions published between 1851 and 2012 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a facsimile reproduction of an original in the British Library Historical Print Collections
The Confederate raider Alabama by Raphael Semmes( Book )

3 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of service afloat, during the War Between the States. by Raphael Semmes( Book )

26 editions published between 1868 and 2011 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Confederate raider, Alabama; selections from Memoirs of service afloat during the War Between the States by Raphael Semmes( Book )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1969 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 119 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

The log of the Alabama and the Sumter. From the private journals and other papers of Commander R. Semmes, C.S.N., and other officers by Raphael Semmes( Book )

2 editions published between 1864 and 1865 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

10 editions published between 1869 and 2012 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Croisières de l'Alabama et du Sumter. Livre de bord et journal particulier by Raphael Semmes( Book )

7 editions published between 1864 and 1978 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Service afloat by Raphael Semmes( Book )

3 editions published between 1887 and 1893 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kruistogten van de Alabama en de Sumter : scheepsjournaal by Raphael Semmes( Book )

3 editions published in 1865 in Dutch and held by 6 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

A dual portrait of the Confederate naval commander Raphael Semmes, who captured, burned or sunk sixty-nine merchant ships, and of his raiding cruiser, "Alabama."
Semmes of the Alabama by Walter Adolphe Roberts( Book )

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

Papers by Samuel Barron( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Papers and correspondence of three generations of Samuel Barrons, all of whom were involved in naval affairs. Papers, 1793-1809, of Samuel Barron (1765-1810), commander of one of the Mediterranean squadrons sent to defeat Tripoli. Papers concern naval business and the War with Tripoli. Includes correspondence with his brother James Barron, Stephen Decatur, William Eaton (concerning his controversy with Tobias Lear over the Tripolitan peace settlement), Tobias Lear, Edward Preble, John Rodgers, Robert Smith (Secretary of the Navy), and Thomas Truxton. Includes letters written by Preble and Rodgers on board the USS Constitution and letters concerning the capture of William Bainbridge and the seamen of the USS Philadelphia
 
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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

Сэмс, Рафаэль американский морской офицер XIX века

رافائل سمز افسر آمریکایی

라파엘 셈머즈

Languages
English (253)

French (10)

Dutch (5)

Catalan (1)

Covers
Memoirs of service afloat, during the War Between the States.Memoirs of service afloat, during the War Between the States.Confederate 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 1869Raphael Semmes : the philosophical marinerSouthern seahawk : a novel of the Civil War at sea