General John Buford

Is the son of John Buford Sr. and his second wife Ann Bannister Howe.  He  was born at Rose Hill located in Versailles, Kentucky. 
He married his 1st cousin Martha "Patty" McDowell Duke the daughter of Mary Buford and James Keith Duke.
He is well documented in my Buford Families of America book.

Brigadier General acceptance letter

Letter to Brig. Gen'l L. Thomas

Major General Acceptance letter

Appointment to 'Assisting Inspector General"

Inspection Report

Inspection ~ Cairo, Illinois

Letters to Maj. Gen. R. Jones
Adj. Gen. U.S. Army, Washington city

Recommendation to the War Department

John's appointment to the West Point

Anecdotes of General John Buford