Thomas Buford

This obituary appeared in
The Boston Daily Advertiser
April 8, 1815

DIED
In New Orleans, February 11, 1815, Thomas Buford, Esq. late a member of the House of Representatives of the state, from the parish of Concordia.  The deceased, on the morning of Saturday, was walking on a levee near the market, at the same moment that a detachment of soldiers was performing a funeral ceremony in front of the church; a ball struck Mr. Buford in the head, which caused his death the same night.  On Sunday afternoon, his remains were conducted to the grave with military honours, attended by Major Planche's battalion of volunteers, Major General Andrew Jackson, Governor Claiborne, General Morgan and a large concourse of officers and citizens, anxious to pay the last sad tribute to this brave and excellent man.

An obituary for Thomas was printed in the following Newspapers:
The Gazette of Maine 1815-04-17
The Bennington News Letter 1815-04-10
The Essex Register 1815-04-08
The Columbian Centinel 1815-04-08


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