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1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2015
1. 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington Marker
Inscription.

Medal of Honor

Awarded to 1st Lieutenant
John E. Buffington
March 4, 1908
for gallantry in action
April 2, 1865 at Petersburg, Va.

By authority of the Secretary of War
H.P. McCain, The Adjutant General


 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 39° 39.762′ N, 77° 10.561′ W. Marker is in Taneytown, Maryland, in Carroll County. Marker is on Roberts Mill Road east of Pump House Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Taneytown MD 21787, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zile's Ice Cream (approx. mile away); The Heart of Our Town (approx. mile away); Adam Good Tavern (approx. mile away); Army of the Potomac (approx. mile away); Taneytown (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (approx. mile away); Taneytown Memorial Park (approx. mile away); Everyone is Welcome (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Taneytown.
 
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Also see . . .
1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2015
2. 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington Marker

1. John E. Buffington's Medal of Honor (Jay Graybeal article in Carroll County Times, 1997). (Submitted on December 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Carroll's Civil War hero Honor (Donna Engle, The Baltimore Sun article, 1997). (Submitted on December 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. John E. Buffington's Medal of Honor Info. (Submitted on December 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 20, 2015
3. 1st Lieutenant John E. Buffington Marker
Seen through entrance arch
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 218 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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