ANOTHER RHETT BUTLER (COMMENT).I posted here about possible answers to the question “Who was Rhett Butler?” My sister-in-law Margo e mailed me that wikipedia had another candidate. The article mentions only one candidate, George Alfred Trenholm, who was the South’s most successful blockade-runner and by the end of the Civil War had accumulated the equivalent of one billion dollars in gold and become the Treasurer of the Confederacy. The article also mentions that the Rhetts and the Butlers were among the great aristocratic families of Charleston.

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