Simon Bolivar Buckner: Borderland Knight

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UNC Press Books, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 480 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 governor of Ken
  

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This is a reprint of a 1940 publication. Very good research on Simon Bolivar Buckner from 1861 to his death in 1914. The book addresses Buckner's motives and his interaction with the key players of ... Read full review

Contents

ANCESTRY AND CHILDHOOD
1
WEST POINT DAYS AND THE MEXICAN WAR
12
MILITARY SERVICE AFTER THE MEXICAN WAR
21
CIVIL AND BUSINESS LIFE
36
ATTEMPTED NEUTRALITY IN KENTUCKY
51
NEUTRALITY ABANDONED
70
CONFEDERATE CONCENTRATION AT BOWLING GREEN
92
FIGHTING ON THE CUMBERLAND
124
BRAGGBUCKNER CONTROVERSY
237
DIFFICULTIES IN TRANSMISSISSIPPI
257
EXILE FROM KENTUCKY AND RETURN
274
WINNING THE KINGSBURY SUIT
294
VISIT TO GRANT
315
CONTINUATION OF GOVERNORSHIP
360
MAKING A CONSTITUTION
384
CLOSING YEARS
407

CONFEDERATE DISASTER AT DONELSON
145
SURRENDER IMPRISONMENT AND EXCHANGE
164
EAST TENNESSEE CHICKAMAUGA CHATTANOOGA
215
Bibliography
431
Index
439
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