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Adelbert Rinaldo Buffington
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Adelbert Rinaldo Buffington of Virginia
Appointed from Virginia, Cadet, United States Military Academy, 1 July 1856 (7)
Brevet Second Lieutenant, Ordnance, 6 May 1861
Second Lieutenant, 14 may 1861
First Lieutenant, 22 July 1861
Captain, 3 March 1863
Major, 23 June 1874
Lieutenant Colonel, 1 June 1881
Colonel, 28 February 1889
Brigadier General, Chief of Ordnance, 5 April 1899
Retired 22 November 1901
Breveted Major, 13 March 1865 for faithful and meritorious service in the Ordnance Department during the War

General Buffington died in 1922 and was buried in Section 3 of Arlington National Cemetery.  His wife, Eliza A. White Buffington, also died in 1922, and is buried with him.


BUFFINGTON, ADELBERT R
Brigadier General, United States Army
DATE OF DEATH: 07/10/1922
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 3939-CL
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BUFFINGTON, ELIZA A 
DATE OF DEATH: 07/02/1922
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 3939-CL
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

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Posted: 19 August 2005  Updated: 2 May 2006 Updated: & December 2007

AR Buffington Gravesite PHOTO June 2003
Photo By M. R. Patterson