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Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA

 
 
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Monument image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, February 21, 2011
1. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Monument
Inscription. (Front):
Commander
C.S. Steamer
Alabama
Rear-Admiral
C.S. Navy
Sailor, Patriot,
Statesman
Scholar
and
Christian
Gentleman

(Side Plaque):
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA
Commander of the Most Successful Sea Raider In History
CSS Alabama
Still after these many years his patriotism and heroic deeds inspire us to cherish our American Liberties!
 
Erected 2000 by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 30° 41.422′ N, 88° 2.399′ W. Marker is in Mobile, Alabama, in Mobile County. Marker is on Government Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker erected on a statue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 Government Street, Mobile, AL 36602, Mobile AL 36602, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade (within shouting distance of this marker); 10" Rifled Sea Coast Columbiad (within shouting distance of this marker); City Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); "Damn The Torpedoes!" The Campaigns for Mobile, 1864 - 1865
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
2. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker
(about 300 feet away); Cadillac Homesite (about 400 feet away); Second Fort Conde Ruin (about 400 feet away); How Big was the Original Fort Condé? (about 500 feet away); Office of Dr. Henry S. LeVert, 1804-1864. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mobile.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
3. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, February 21, 2011
4. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker
The statue can be seen in the distance in the median.
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
5. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
6. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, February 21, 2011
7. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker
Closeup of the statue itself.
Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stephen Bell, February 21, 2011
8. Admiral Raphael Semmes, CSA Marker
Closeup of plaques on statue.
Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile- Sword image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
9. Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile- Sword
Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile- Revolver & Photo image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
10. Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile- Revolver & Photo
Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile- Bust image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
11. Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile- Bust
Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile-CSS Alabama Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, July 9, 2011
12. Admiral Raphael Semmes- Museum of Mobile-CSS Alabama Cannon
Grave of Admiral Raphael Semmes, in Catholic Cemetery, about 3 miles away. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 10, 2017
13. Grave of Admiral Raphael Semmes, in Catholic Cemetery, about 3 miles away.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,379 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 5, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi.   2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4. submitted on March 5, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi.   5, 6. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   7, 8. submitted on March 5, 2011, by Stephen Bell of Biloxi, Mississippi.   9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on August 16, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   13. submitted on December 11, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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