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Meet” living Historian General Buford brigadier (general during the American Civil War)
June 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Meet” General Buford – Commander of the First Division of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac.
General Buford fought for the Union as a brigadier general during the American Civil War. Buford is best known for having played a major role in the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1, 1863 while in command of a division.
One Month prior to the Battle of Gettysburg he took command of the First Division, Cavalry Corps, Army of the Potomac and commanded the division in the Battle of Brandy Station, June 9, the largest cavalry battle in North American history.