Wednesday, August 10, 2016

The Confederacy Under Attack-- Part 323: Some More Famous Descendants of Confederate Veterans

**  Lt. Gen. Simon Bolivar Buckner Jr., killed at Okinawa in 1945.  Confederate General Simon Bolivar Buckner.

**  U.S. Army Air Corps Brig. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest III, shot down and killed over Germany in 1942.  His great-great grandfather was, of course, Nathan Bedford Forrest.

**  President Theodore Roosevelt.  His uncle was Confederate States Chief Foreign Agent James D. Bulloch.

**  President Woodrow Wilson.  His father was Reverend J.R. Wilson, Confederate chaplain.

**  President Harry S. Truman was a Sons of Confederate Veterans member as a descendant of William Young who was a member of the Missouri Partisan Rangers.

--Old Secesh

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