Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Buckinghams in:
 • Arlington National Cemetery
 • Arlington
 • Arlington County
 • Virginia
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
David E Buckingham
Birth: Feb. 3, 1840
Death: Nov. 23, 1915

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the Civil War as First Lieutenant and commander of Company E, 4th Delaware Volunteer Infantry. He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery at Rowanty Creek, Virginia on February 5, 1865. His citation reads “Swam the partly frozen creek, under fire, in the attempt to capture a crossing”. His Medal was issued on February 13, 1865. Captain S. Rodmond Smith of Company C also swam the creek under heavy Rebel fire and was awarded the Medal of Honor as well. Lt. Buckingham would eventually be promoted to Captain. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
Family links: 
  Alban Buckingham (1811 - 1893)
  Mary Jeanes Eastburn Buckingham (1804 - 1892)
  Sarah L Van Trump Buckingham (1845 - 1926)*
  Mignonette O Buckingham (1867 - 1962)*
  David Eastburn Buckingham (1870 - 1963)*
  Sara VanTrump Buckingham Everett (1873 - 1957)*
  Florence P Buckingham (1887 - 1984)*
  David E Buckingham (1840 - 1915)
  Richard Gilpin Buckingham (1841 - 1939)*
  Alban Buckingham (1843 - 1926)*
  John C. Buckingham (1848 - 1909)*
*Calculated relationship
Arlington National Cemetery
Arlington County
Virginia, USA
Plot: Section 2, Lot 3677
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 28, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6129927
David E Buckingham
Added by: Russ Pickett
David E Buckingham
Added by: Don Morfe
David E Buckingham
Added by: The Ancestor Hunter
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

Sir, Thank You sir for your service, this is coming from the 5 Miller brothers who also proudly served Our Country.
- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jan. 1, 2014

- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013

- elaine bailey
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013
There are 49 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 39 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service