: This carte de visite photograph is of Confederate General Simon Bolivar Buckner. Bucker is shown from the waist up wearing a frock coat or shell jacket with three rows of two buttons across the front. The collar of his jacket has two stars with a shield in between them, indicating Buckner's rank. The jacket also has shoulder boards, which could indicate a uniform top from earlier in the US Civil War. After Buckner's military service, he was Governor of Kentucky from 1887-1891. The photograph is from the William T. Sherman Photograph Album, ca. 1865-1880. View on Ohio Memory.
: AL04317 Subjects
: Generals--United States; Ohio History--Military Ohio; Ohio--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Soldiers; Military officers; Confederate States of America Places
: Simon Bolivar Buckner carte de visite photograph