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John E. Buffington
Birth: Jul. 3, 1841
Carroll County
Maryland, USA
Death: Nov. 22, 1924
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He served during the Civil War as a 1st Lieutenant in Company C, 6th Maryland Volunteer Infantry. He attained the rank of First Lieutenant. He was awarded the CMOH while a Sergeant for his bravery at Petersburg, Virginia on April 2, 1865. His citation reads "Was the first enlisted man of the 3rd Division to mount the parapet of the enemy's line." (bio by: Don Morfe) 
 
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 Parents:
  David Buffington (____ - 1886)
  Susannah Angel Buffington (1802 - 1859)
 
 Spouse:
  Agnes A Garber Buffington (____ - 1918)
 
 Children:
  Ida M Buffington (1868 - 1913)*
  Frances B. Buffington Zepp (1872 - ____)*
  Lydia A. Buffington Mitten (1875 - 1960)*
  Margaret V. Buffington Hape (1877 - 1960)*
  B. Blanche Buffington Garner (1884 - 1951)*
  John Whitfield Buffington (1888 - 1960)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Buffington (1827 - 1832)*
  Susannah Buffington (1828 - 1832)*
  Samuel Buffington (1828 - 1832)*
  Mary Jane Buffington Null (1830 - 1862)*
  Ephraim Angel Buffington (1832 - 1895)*
  Isaac Buffington (1834 - 1863)*
  Lydia A. Buffington (1835 - 1846)*
  Ann L. Buffington (1838 - 1848)*
  Abram D. Buffington (1839 - 1905)*
  John E. Buffington (1841 - 1924)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Taneytown
Carroll County
Maryland, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Don Morfe
Record added: Jan 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7104495
John E. Buffington
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John E. Buffington
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John E. Buffington
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
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Honoring your heroism and service for the preservation of the Union
- Wagon Master
 Added: Feb. 28, 2017
Thank you, Soldier for your gallant service to our country during our American Civil War. May you rest in peace, sir.
- Daniel Moran
 Added: Nov. 22, 2016

- Rebecca Marden
 Added: Dec. 20, 2014
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