Get it on Google Play
New! Download Unionpedia on your Android™ device!
Faster access than browser!

Buster Kilrain

Index Buster Kilrain

Buster Kilrain is the only fictional character in Michael Shaara's 1974 novel about the American Civil War Battle of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels. [1]

19 relations: American Civil War, Anachronism, Battle of Gettysburg, Belfast, Buster Keaton, Gettysburg (1993 film), Gods and Generals (film), Gods and Generals (novel), Jeff Shaara, Joshua Chamberlain, Kevin Conway (actor), Little Round Top, Michael Shaara, Portmanteau, Private (rank), Sergeant, Steve Earle, The Killer Angels, 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment.

American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and American Civil War · See more »


An anachronism (from the Greek ἀνά ana, "against" and χρόνος khronos, "time") is a chronological inconsistency in some arrangement, especially a juxtaposition of persons, events, objects, or customs from different periods of time.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Anachronism · See more »

Battle of Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg (with an sound) was fought July 1–3, 1863, in and around the town of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, by Union and Confederate forces during the American Civil War.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Battle of Gettysburg · See more »


Belfast (is the capital city of Northern Ireland, located on the banks of the River Lagan on the east coast of Ireland.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Belfast · See more »

Buster Keaton

Joseph Frank "Buster" Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Buster Keaton · See more »

Gettysburg (1993 film)

Gettysburg is a 1993 American epic war film written and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, adapted from the historical novel The Killer Angels (1974) by Michael Shaara, about the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Gettysburg (1993 film) · See more »

Gods and Generals (film)

Gods and Generals is a 2003 American period war drama film written and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Gods and Generals (film) · See more »

Gods and Generals (novel)

Gods and Generals is a novel which serves as a prequel to Michael Shaara's 1974 Pulitzer Prize-winning work about the Battle of Gettysburg, The Killer Angels.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Gods and Generals (novel) · See more »

Jeff Shaara

Jeffrey M. "Jeff" Shaara (born February 21, 1952) is an American novelist, the son of Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Shaara.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Jeff Shaara · See more »

Joshua Chamberlain

Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (born Lawrence Joshua Chamberlain, September 8, 1828February 24, 1914) was an American college professor from the State of Maine, who volunteered during the American Civil War to join the Union Army.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Joshua Chamberlain · See more »

Kevin Conway (actor)

Kevin John Conway (born May 29, 1942) is an American actor and film director.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Kevin Conway (actor) · See more »

Little Round Top

Little Round Top is the smaller of two rocky hills south of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania—the companion to the adjacent, taller hill named Big Round Top.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Little Round Top · See more »

Michael Shaara

Michael Shaara (June 23, 1928 – May 5, 1988) was an American author of science fiction, sports fiction, and historical fiction.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Michael Shaara · See more »


A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Portmanteau · See more »

Private (rank)

A private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to NATO Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in).

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Private (rank) · See more »


Sergeant (abbreviated to Sgt and capitalized when used as a named person's title) is a rank in many uniformed organizations, principally military and policing forces.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Sergeant · See more »

Steve Earle

Stephen Fain Earle (born January 17, 1955) is an American rock, country and folk singer-songwriter, record producer, author and actor.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and Steve Earle · See more »

The Killer Angels

The Killer Angels (1974) is a historical novel by Michael Shaara that was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1975.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and The Killer Angels · See more »

20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment

The 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment was a volunteer regiment of the United States Army (Union Army) during the American Civil War (1861-1865), most famous for its defense of Little Round Top at the Battle of Gettysburg in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1-3, 1863.

New!!: Buster Kilrain and 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment · See more »

Redirects here:

"Buster" Kilrain.


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buster_Kilrain

Hey! We are on Facebook now! »