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Lieutenant 

Buford Hervey Nealy Hurt

 

Basic Information

Name
Buford Hervey Nealy Hurt
Birth
18 Jun 1835
Mississippi, United States
Death
12 Dec 1895
Asheville, Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States
Time In Service
From: 24 Aug 1861
To: 22 Mar 1865

Affiliation

Allegiance
Confederate States of America (American Civil War)
Branch of Service
Army
Rank
Lieutenant
Unit(s)
5th Texas Infantry Regiment, Company K
Specialty
Officer and a Musician
Current Status
Not Specified

Honors & Awards

Award(s)
Not Specified

CSA Lt. Buford Hervey Nealy Hurt

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Larry Van Horn added this on 24 Oct 2010

5th Texas Regiment Battle Flag

5th Texas Regiment Battle Flag
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5th Texas Infantry (Bloody 5th) Unit History

Private, Company K, 5th Texas Infantry (Bloody 5th) and was serving as a musician at the start of the war.

5th Infantry Regiment was assembled at Richmond, Virginia, in October, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Harris, Colorado, Leon, Walker, Montgomery, Washington, Jefferson, Liberty, Milam, Polk, and Trinity. As a part of Hood's Texas Brigade it served under Generals Hood, J.B. Robertson, and J. Gregg. The unit participated in the difficult campaigns of the Amry of Northern Virginia from Seven Pines to Cold Harbor except when it was with Longstreet at Suffolk, Chickamauga, and Knoxville. It fought in the Petersburg trenches north and south of the James River and around Appomattox. This regiment contained 341 effectives in April, 1862 and lost more than half of the 409 engaged at Gettysburg. It surrendered 12 officers and 149 men. The field officers were Colonels James J. Archer, Robert M. Powell, and Jerome B. Robertson; Lieutenant Colonels Walter B. Botts, King Bryan, and John C. Upton; and Majors Paul J. Quattlebaum, Jefferson C. Rogers, and David M. Whaley.
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Larry Van Horn added this on 16 Jan 2012

Military - Civil War Johnsons Island Certificate Hurt Buford Hervey Neely

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Where is Buford Buried?

The biggest mystery yet to be solved in the life and times of BHN (Buford Hervey Nealy Hurt) is - where is he buried? I have yet to find his final resting spot and I won't rest until I am able to find it and honor him with flowers and a flag from his 2nd great grand nephew. If you know where he is buried please drop me some email.

 

Larry Van Horn

Member SCV-At-Large

US Navy (Ret)

Brasstown NC

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Larry Van Horn added this on 16 Jan 2012

Margaret Hinson-Hurt

Here is a photo of Margaret Hinson-Hurt, wife of BHN Hurt. They married 26 Nov 1865 in Lancaster County, SC. She was born 25 April 1845 in Lancester County to John Calvin Hinson and Charlotte Raley.
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Larry Van Horn added this on 16 Jan 2012
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