Major General John Buford Statue - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943
N 39° 50.275 W 077° 15.098
18S E 307338 N 4412193
Quick Description: The General John Buford monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along Chambersburg Pike (US Route 30), near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/30/2006 11:32:50 AM
Waymark Code: WM130X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member BillsBayou
Views: 44

Long Description:
General John Buford's statue/memorial stands looking westward as he did that July 1, 1863 morning, preparing to meet the advance of General Lee's army.

The statue of General John Buford was placed by the Buford Memorial Association, a group of the general's admirers.

The statue was dedicated July 1, 1895, was constructed by Henry-Bonnard Bronze Company, and Sculptor was James E. Kelly.
Union or Confederacy: Union - North

General's Name: General John Buford

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