On January 8, 1914, Simon Bolivar Buckner died. He was the last surviving Confederate lieutenant general, and was buried in Frankfort, Kentucky’s cemetery with considerable ceremony. Born in 1823, in Munfordville, Kentucky, he was named in honor of Simon Bolivar, the famous South American revolutionary. Buckner’s Civil War career is well-known, chiefly for his involvement … Continue reading A Father’s Legacy: Simon Bolivar Buckner Sr. and Jr.
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