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Accession number 1996.035
Catalog Number 1996.035
Collection Pearce Civil War Collection
Object Name Letter
Title Buckner (Simon Bolivar) Papers, 1863
Creator Buckner (Simon Bolivar)
Date May 19, 1863
Dates of Creation May 19, 1863
Scope & Content In this letter dated May 19, 1963, Buckner (while in command of a small force in eastern Tennessee) outlines his best strategic response to possible Federal advances, and plans to coordinate his efforts with Major General Braxton Bragg.
Finding Aids Available in the archives or online at
People Buckner, Simon Bolivar
Bragg, Braxton
Search Terms Military Strategy
Headquarters Dept. E Tenn
Preston's Brigade
Cumberland Gap
Shelbyville, TN
Credit line Pearce Civil War Collection
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