General John Buford
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
Appointment to 'Assisting Inspector General"
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