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Abraham Buford
Birth: Jan. 18, 1820
Woodford County
Kentucky, USA
Death: 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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 Spouse:
  Amanda Harris Buford (____ - 1879)
 
 Children:
  William Abraham Buford (1848 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Lexington Cemetery
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section P, Lot 57
 
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Record added: May 26, 2000
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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

- Joseph M.Petri
 Added: Jun. 15, 2015

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 Added: Jun. 9, 2015
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