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Maj Colin Buckner

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Maj Colin Buckner

Birth
Caroline County, Virginia, USA
Death 29 Feb 1836 (aged 67–68)
Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Burial Lynchburg, Lynchburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Range 5 Lot 11 Grave 2
Memorial ID 126964411 View Source

Enlisted in the Army July 1, 1808. Commissioned as an officer April of 1809. Promoted to Major, January 2, 1814. Served on the Canada frontier. Was postmaster for Lynchburg and was also the ruling elder of the First Presbyterian Church.


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Sacred to this memory of
Major Colin Buckner
who departed this life, 28th Feb’y 1836
aged that day 58 years.
He was for many years an officer in the U.S. Army; and
in this station as in all the other varied moral, social
and endearing relations of life which he sustained, such
as husband, parent and master; he filled the measure of
his duty in the most exemplary manner; He died as he has
lived, with the most firm and unshaken faith in the Lord
Jesus Christ. And with a perfect assurance of a bright
and glorious immortality beyond the grave.


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