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the service. The same distinguished officer, writing after his career had closed in death, says, He was a splendid cavalry officer, and one of the most successful in the service; was modest, yet brave; unostentatious, but prompt and persevering; ever ready to go where duty called him, and never shrinking from action however fraught with peril. . . . Speaking many years after of the part taken in this great day's work The First Day, Gettysburg, July 1, 1863. by Buford's cavalry, General F. A. Walker, in the History of the Second Army Corps, uses the following language: When last it was my privilege to see General Hancock in November, 1885, he pointed out to me from Cemetery Hill the position occupied by Buford at this critical juncture, and assured me that among the most inspiring sights of his military career was the splendid spectacle of that gallant cavalry as it stood there, unshaken and undaunted, in the face of the advancing Confederate infantry. No higher commendation for