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Paul Jones Semmes
Birth: Jun. 4, 1815
Wilkes County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1863
Berkeley County
West Virginia, USA

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born on a plantation in Wilkes County, Georgia, he served as a Captain in the Georgia Militia, 1846 to 1861. After the start of the Civil War, he was appointed Colonel of the 2nd Georgia Infantry and was promoted Brigadier General in March, 1862. During the Peninsula Campaign, he was a brigade commander for the Army of the Northern Virginia which participated in the Battle of South Mountain, Sharpsburg and at Chancellorsville. While leading his brigade in an attack at the Battle of Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, he was mortally wounded and died eight days later in Martinsburg, West Virginia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Mortally wounded at Gettysburg
Linwood Cemetery
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
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Record added: Dec 23, 1999
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- rhondajo
 Added: Oct. 25, 2015
With Honor and Respect, thank you for your service to the South.
- Birdgirl
 Added: Aug. 15, 2015
he was born on "Montford's Plantation " ; this was the plantation of James Montford esq of Wilkes co GA
- scott sheppard
 Added: Aug. 11, 2015
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