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Simon Bolivar Buckner: Borderland Knight Arndt Stickles

Simon Bolivar Buckner: Borderland Knight

Arndt Stickles

Published August 1st 2001
ISBN : 9780807803219
Hardcover
460 pages
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Trained at West Point, Buckner saw service in the Mexican War but retired to private life afterwards. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he became a general in the Confederate army. In the troublesome years following the war, he served as governorMoreTrained at West Point, Buckner saw service in the Mexican War but retired to private life afterwards. With the outbreak of the Civil War, he became a general in the Confederate army. In the troublesome years following the war, he served as governor of Kentucky. Cultured, courtly, unostentatious, Buckner was the Borderland Knight, truly great in his simplicity.