Abraham Buford II
Confederate Army generalDied when: 64 years 143 days (772 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Abraham "Abe" Buford II (January 18, 1820 – June 9, 1884) was an American soldier and landowner.After serving in the United States Army during the Mexican–American War, Buford joined the Confederate States Army in 1862 and served as a cavalry general in the Western Theater of the American Civil War.
After the war, he retired to his native Kentucky and became a thoroughbred horse breeder.