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Simon Bolivar Buckner, 1823-1914

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1823
Place of Birth: Hart county, KY
Date of Death: 1914
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Buckner was a professional soldier, as was his son. A Confederate General, he also served in the Mexican War.

Bibliography:

Cullum Memorial Edition, Register of Graduates and former cadets, United States Military Academy, West Point, 1980, Nos. 1216, 4699; Johnson, Rossiter (ed.), The Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans, 10 vols., Boston, 1904, vol. II, p. 30.