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General S. B. Buckner, as already stated. Buckner, after his resignation, and after some ineffean fiercer spirits; but the man who questions Buckner's integrity invites doubt of his own honesty confident you will be wanting in neither. Buckner moved on the 17th of September by rail, and ee, and arrested a whole plan of campaign. Buckner's movement produced an excitement out of all and that the enemy was on the watch for him, Buckner, who had already reached the suburbs of Eliza under Polk, 11,000 troops (estimated); under Buckner, 4,000 men; and under Zollicoffer, 4,000 mores a base of operations, and I had ordered General Buckner, in the first place, not to advance to thn the rear of any force at Muldrough's Hill. Buckner's force was small, was illy armed, had no traemy's forces increased much more rapidly than Buckner's; and the ratio of increase was fully preseree corps already mentioned: Polk at Columbus, Buckner at Bowling Green, and Zollicoffer at Cumberla[8 more...]
erved during the war as chief of artillery to Buckner, and afterward to Cleburne, and was wounded ahis opinion at first, but to have deferred to Buckner's representation of the condition of the men,se to know when this point has been reached. Buckner was satisfied that it had been reached. He wy would not surrender; they would die first. Buckner said that after the resistance that had been I agreed to hand over the command to Brigadier-General Buckner through Brigadier-General Pillow, anrsonal or not, such is my determination. General Buckner then said that, being satisfied that nothe its fate. Floyd immediately asked him: General Buckner, if I place you in command, will you alloe conveyed to Buckner, then said, I pass it. Buckner assumed the command, sent for a bugler, pen, y have been held as to the correctness of General Buckner's judgment as to the necessity of surrend situation. General Grant personally treated Buckner with the decency due to an honorable foe; but[17 more...]