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Re: Buttner (or Buettner) - German Consul in Alabama
Posted by: phyl g (ID *****0891) Date: February 22, 2014 at 11:51:05
In Reply to: Re: Buttner (or Buettner) - German Consul in Alabama by Clifford Allison of 39831

If it was the Google Books you were referring to...[don't understand why they wouldn't open]...just a couple of tidbits abt Julius.
Vice Consul, cotton broker, and agent for steamship lines.
He outfitted the ships for the Confederate Navy during the Civil War
This is another article re: Navy...maybe you can open this one.
http://www.nytimes.com/1863/04/17/news/interesting-south-capture-towboat-rebels-affairs-south-carolina-coast-pooh.html

Read the pedigree....quite a fascinating family.

Marriage record
http://neworleanspubliclibrary.org/~nopl/inv/jpmarrindex/bmclean_mczeiger.htm

Do you plan on sending for his obit?


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