Marcus Bainbridge Buford

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Lieutenant Commander Marcus Bainbridge Buford (10 July, 1844 – 6 December, 1914) was an officer of the United States Navy. He was called up from retirement to serve in the United States Navy during the Spanish-American War.

Life & Career

Buford was a relation of famed cavalryman General John Buford, whose stand at Gettysburg on July 1st was crucial to the Union victory.

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Service Records

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
New Command
Captain of U.S.S. Abarenda
13 May, 1898[1]
Succeeded by
William I. Moore


  1. List and Station, July 1898. p. 48.