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Federal (USV)


Edward W. Bufter

(? - 1862)

Home State: Maryland

Branch of Service: Artillery

Unit: Maryland Light Artillery, Battery B

Before Antietam

He enlisted 7 November 1861 as a Private in Battery B, 1st Maryland Light Artillery.

On the Campaign

He was with his Battery in Maryland but he died at a hospital in Hagerstown, MD on 8 December 1862.

After the War

He was initially buried in a plot near the Alms House in Hagerstown, but was reinterred at the new Antietam National Cemetery in 1866-67.

References & notes

His service from Wilmer.1 Death detail from an article in the Hagerstown Herald of Freedom & Torch Light of 17 December 1862.


12/08/1862; Hagerstown, MD


1   Wilmer, L. Allison, and J.H. Jarrett, George H. Vernon, State Commissioners, History and Roster of Maryland Volunteers, War of 1861-5, Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co., 1898, Vol. 1, pg. 804  [AotW citation 17678]