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|I have to agree Cleburne would be a great subject for a movie but for me, as a salt water fan, a film following the life and career of Raphael Semmes is an action movie that needs to be made. From his service in the US Navy in the Mexican war and his participation in the march on Mexico city through his service to the Confederacy as commander of the "Sumter" and, more famously, the "Alabama". After her sinking by the "Kearsarge" he escaped to England and then back to the CS to take command of the James River Squadron during the last weeks of the war before turning his sailors into soldiers and finally surrendering as an (honorary) Brig.Gen. with Johnstons army. Daniel Day Lewis would be my choice to play the diehard Semmes.