27th Infantry
Napoleon Bonaparte Buford

Name BUFORD, Napoleon Bonaparte
Born January 13 1807, Woodfor
d Cty KY
Died March 28 1883, Chicago IL
Pre-War Profession Gr
aduated West Point 1831, artillery service, resigned US Army 1835, civil engineer, merchant, banker, railroad president.
W
ar Service August 1861 Col. of 27th Illinois, Belmont, Island No 10, Corinth, Vicksburg campaign, April 1862 appointed Brig. Gen. of Volunteers, commanded Dist. of East    Arkansas.
P
ost War Career Appointed to some Federal positions.
Notes Ha
lf brother to John Buford