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|nationality = [[South Africa (The Guns of the South)|South Africa]], residing in [[Confederate States (The Guns of the South)|Confederate States]]
 
|nationality = [[South Africa (The Guns of the South)|South Africa]], residing in [[Confederate States (The Guns of the South)|Confederate States]]
 
|birth = {{20thCentBirthsFic|20th century}}
 
|birth = {{20thCentBirthsFic|20th century}}
|occupation = {{Mercenary|Mercenary}}
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|occupation = Mercenary
 
|military branch = [[Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (The Guns of the South)|''Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging'']] aka [[America Will Break]] {{Soldier2ndAmericanRevolution}}
 
|military branch = [[Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (The Guns of the South)|''Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging'']] aka [[America Will Break]] {{Soldier2ndAmericanRevolution}}
|type of appearance = Direct}}
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|type of appearance = Direct}}'''Konrad de Buys''', one of the [[Rivington Men]], was part of the contingent that arrived at [[Orange Court House]] with the first shipment of [[AK-47 (The Guns of the South)|AK-47s]]. He was an avid horseman and was keen to join up with [[Jeb Stuart (The Guns of the South)|Jeb Stuart's]] cavalry, both to train them in the new rifle and to fight. Stuart described de Buys as wilder in battle than any of [[Stand Watie]]'s [[Cherokee]] warriors in the [[Trans-Mississippi Department]].<ref>''[[The Guns of the South]]'', p. 79.</ref> After the [[Second American Revolution]], he settled in [[Rivington]], [[North Carolina (The Guns of the South)|North Carolina]]. On March 4, 1868, he participated in the [[Richmond Massacre]], and he was the only assassin who survived the massacre. However, he was expected to be hanged soon after, if he didn't die from his infected wounds first.
'''Konrad de Buys''', one of the [[Rivington Men]], was part of the contingent that arrived at [[Orange Court House]] with the first shipment of [[AK-47 (The Guns of the South)|AK-47s]]. He was an avid horseman and was keen to join up with [[Jeb Stuart (The Guns of the South)|Jeb Stuart's]] cavalry, both to train them in the new rifle and to fight. Stuart described de Buys as wilder in battle than any of [[Stand Watie]]'s [[Cherokee]] warriors in the [[Trans-Mississippi Department]].<ref>''[[The Guns of the South]]'', p. 79.</ref> After the [[Second American Revolution]], he settled in [[Rivington]], [[North Carolina (The Guns of the South)|North Carolina]]. On March 4, 1868, he participated in the [[Richmond Massacre]], and he was the only assassin who survived the massacre. However, he was expected to be hanged soon after, if he didn't die from his infected wounds first.
 
   
 
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Latest revision as of 21:01, June 2, 2020

Konrad de Buys
Fictional Character
The Guns of the South
POD: January 17, 1864
Type of Appearance: Direct
Nationality: South Africa, residing in Confederate States
Date of Birth: 20th century
Occupation: Mercenary
Military Branch: Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging aka America Will Break (Second American Revolution)

Konrad de Buys, one of the Rivington Men, was part of the contingent that arrived at Orange Court House with the first shipment of AK-47s. He was an avid horseman and was keen to join up with Jeb Stuart's cavalry, both to train them in the new rifle and to fight. Stuart described de Buys as wilder in battle than any of Stand Watie's Cherokee warriors in the Trans-Mississippi Department.[1] After the Second American Revolution, he settled in Rivington, North Carolina. On March 4, 1868, he participated in the Richmond Massacre, and he was the only assassin who survived the massacre. However, he was expected to be hanged soon after, if he didn't die from his infected wounds first.

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