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BUFFINGTON, JOHN

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Was the first enlisted man of the 3d Division to mount the parapet of the enemy's line.

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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Army Sergeant (highest rank: First Lieutenant) Company C, 6th Maryland Infantry

Conflict

Year of honor

born

Civil War 1865 Carroll County, Maryland

Citation

Was the first enlisted man of the 3d Division to mount the parapet of the enemy's line.