27th Infantry
Napoleon Bonaparte Buford

Name BUFORD, Napoleon Bonaparte
Born January 13 1807, Woodford Cty KY
Died March 28 1883, Chicago IL
Pre-War Profession Graduated West Point 1831, artillery service, resigned US Army 1835, civil engineer, merchant, banker, railroad president.
War 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.
Post War Career Appointed to some Federal positions.
Notes Half brother to John Buford