Jun. 9, 1884 Danville Hendricks County Indiana, USA
Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Graduated West Point in 1841. Veteran of the Mexican War. Appointed Brigadier General on September 2, 1862. General Buford took part in the Vicksburg campaign, and later assigned to General Nathan Beford Forrest Calvary corps until Forrest's surrender at Selma in April 1865. He served a term in the Kentucky legislature after the war.
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Truly a family divided by Civil War, the Buford's of Kentucky. Thank you General for your service to General Forrest and the Confederate States. May you rest in peace, sir. -
Daniel Moran Added: Jan. 18, 2016