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    Confederate Admiral Raphael Semmes Carte de Visite, J. Gurney & Son, New York backmark. The subject is shown in civilian clothing against a nautical backdrop and rests his left arm on a first national Confederate flag. Clipped upper corners as made, a few small stains, penciled identification on verso. Raphael Semmes (1809 - 1877) achieved fame as captain of the highly effective commerce raider CSS Alabama.

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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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