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 Napoleon Bonapart Buford

Napoleon Bonapart Buford

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Versailles, Woodford County, Kentucky, USA
Death 28 Mar 1883 (aged 76)
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Burial Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA
Plot Block 32, Lot 1
Memorial ID 5900942 · View Source
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Civil War Union Brigadier General. Graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1831, and resigned his commission in 1835. Joined the Union Army in August 1861, and saw service at the Battles of Belmont, Island No. 10, Corinth, and in the Vicksburg campaign. In April 1862 he was appointed Brigadier General, US Volunteers and commanded District of East Arkansas. His half brother was Major General John Buford of Gettysburg fame.

Bio by: Don Connelly


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Don Connelly
  • Added: 28 Oct 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5900942
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Napoleon Bonapart Buford (13 Jan 1807–28 Mar 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5900942, citing Chippiannock Cemetery, Rock Island, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .