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Pvt Edward L Buford
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1842
Williamson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Jun. 11, 1928
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

A native of Williamson Co, Tenn and a graduate of Spring Hill Academy, he joined the 3rd Tenn Inf (Clack's) in May 1861. Was captured at Fort Donelson, and exchanged in Sept 1862. Captured again at McKernan's Island near Muscle Shoals, Ala in May 1864. His first POW stint was at Camp Douglas, Ill, and the second was at Rock Island. He founded Buford Bros. Wholesale Hardware, and his son Capt Eddie Buford, Jr., won the DSC in the air war over France in 1917-18. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Wirt Buford (1818 - 1888)
  Eleanor Ray Pointer Buford (1824 - 1856)
 
 Spouse:
  Lizinka Elliston Buford (1852 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Elliston Buford Shepherd (1880 - 1955)*
  Eleanor Ray Buford Jones (1882 - 1964)*
  Louise Yandell Buford (1885 - 1887)*
  Mildred Buford Frost (1889 - 1964)*
  Edward L. Buford (1891 - 1962)*
 
 Siblings:
  Edward L Buford (1842 - 1928)
  John Thomas Buford (1845 - 1910)*
  Mary Emma Buford (1847 - 1854)*
  William Henry Buford (1852 - 1854)*
  Charles N. Buford (1854 - 1921)*
  Eleanor Louise Buford Wilson (1856 - 1913)**
  Catharine Julia Buford (1861 - 1888)**
  Joseph R. Buford (1862 - 1888)**
  Florence May Buford (1865 - 1867)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Note: Confederate Veteran 3rd Tenn Inf(Clack's)
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Plot: Section 3 lot 68
 
Created by: Tennessee Irish
Record added: Jan 03, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 12876078
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