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Burial of Paul J. Semmes




Burial of Paul J. Semmes


Burial of General Paul J. Semmes. Semmes in 1868 at Linwood; Semmes was mortally wounded in the Battle of Gettysburg, P.A., July 1863, died and buried in Virginia July 10, 1863, disinterred and buried at Linwood (this photo) in 1868; his body was returned to Columbus by William S. Shepherd who had served under Semmes as a Captain in the C.S.A


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Columbus, Georgia


Civil War

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Physical Dimensions

10" x 8"


Black and White




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