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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 707 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 112 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 89 1 Browse Search
Raphael Semmes, Memoirs of Service Afloat During the War Between the States 87 5 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 73 1 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 67 5 Browse Search
James Barnes, author of David G. Farragut, Naval Actions of 1812, Yank ee Ships and Yankee Sailors, Commodore Bainbridge , The Blockaders, and other naval and historical works, The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 6: The Navy. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 44 4 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 37 1 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 29 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
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ts on the edge of the ravine; but nothing of interest occurred during the day. Cobb's brigade was relieved by that of General Semmes on the night of that day, against the wishes, however, of Colonel McMillan, commanding Cobb's brigade, who objected t carrying orders, frequently under the hottest fire, and for his close attention to all his duties. The brigade of General Semmes was not actually engaged; but, under his supervision, the position he commanded was strongly fortified, and his men wlled while the regiment was on picket. Kershaw's Brigade39    Barksdale's Brigade2915162242  Cobb's Brigade321984234  Semmes' Brigade 4 4  Grand total10068667853  I enclose reports of the several brigade commanders, with those of their respGeorgia regiment till the evening of the fourteenth, when that regiment was relieved by the Tenth Georgia regiment of General Semmes's brigade. On the evening of the thirteenth, the enemy attempted several times to advance on our position, but s
Doc. 18.-destruction of the Hatteras. Capt. Raphael Semmes's report. C. S. Steamer Alabama, Bahia, May 17, 1868. I arrived at Galveston (under sail) on the eleventh of January, and just before nightfall made the enemy's fleet lying off the bar, consisting of five ships of war. One of the steamers was soon after perceived to get under way, and steer in our direction. I ordered steam to be got up, but set sail on the ship as a decoy, that I might entice the enemy's ship sufficientlyh of January I touched at the city of St. Domingo, in the island of the same name, and landed the crews of two of the enemy's ships which I had burned. I sailed again on the same day, and made my way to----, thence to the island of----, and thence to this place, where I arrived yesterday — burning, bonding, and destroying enemy's ships, as per list enclosed. I have the honor to be, Very respectfully, your obedient servant, R. Semmes, Commander. Hon. S. R. Mallory, Secretary of the Navy
ne of battle formed across the turnpike road — Semmes's brigade on the left, and those of Mahone, Wotteries were placed on the heights between General Semmes and Wofford. A strong line of skirmishershaw moved to that position, on the left of General Semmes. Following this order, I was directed to their capture, although the Tenth Georgia, General Semmes, and General Wright, of Anderson's division, claimed their share equally. Kershaw and Semmes, bearing to the left to cooperate with General A centre, (Wilcox's,) and the left centre, (General Semmes's,) extending the attack somewhat to Mahonhe enemy, in conjunction with two regiments of Semmes's brigade, led by General Semmes, and drove thhe pursuit continued as far as the toll-gate. Semmes's brigade and my own were the only troops thatarksdale's,McLaws's,32528 Fifty-first Georgia,Semmes's,McLaws's,30119149 Tenth Georgia,Semmes's,McLaws's,23105128 Fifty-third Georgia,Semmes's,McLaws's,15105120 Fiftieth Georgia,Semmes's,McLaws's,[18 more...]
ux about eight o'clock at night, with Hardeman's, Shannon's, and Herbert's regiments of my brigade, and Lane, Stone, and Phillips, of Colonel Major's brigade, and Semmes' battery. After marching the entire night, I encamped in nine miles of the fort, about sunrise the next morning. During the twenty-seventh I rested our jaded . I have the honor to report that, on the third instant, the Federal transport Huville was badly crippled by Colonel Hardeman's regiment and the rifle section of Semmes' battery. To-day one section attacked the flag-ship Monongahela. The work is going on bravely. While General Green and Colonel Major were marching upon Donaldsut-off road had been blockaded by Federals, and pronounced entirely impracticable for artillery. Sent a party of negroes, with a guard, under Lieutenant West, of Semmes' battery, to open it, and by ten o'clock on. the twentieth passed my entire column through I moved on to the Lafourche, striking it six miles below Donaldsonville