|Burnside Elijah Huffman|
|Born||January 12, 1920|
|Died||October 3, 2005(aged 85)|
|Place of birth||Columbus, Georgia|
|Place of death||McLean, Virginia|
|Buried at||United States Military Academy Cemetery|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
World War II|
Army Distinguished Service Medal|
Legion of Merit with bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster
Biography[edit | edit source]
He retired from the United States Army as a Major General in 1975. He died of pnuemonia 3 October 2005 at his home in McLean, Virginia and is buried in the United States Military Academy Cemetery. His grave can be found in section 5, row D, grave 210.
Units[edit | edit source]
- 718th Field Artillery Battalion, 63rd Infantry Division
- 674th Parachute Field Artillery Battalion, 11th Airborne Division
- II Field Forces Command
- Defense Secretary's Weapons Systems Evaluation Group, The Pentagon
- 2nd Infantry Division
- 82nd Infantry Division
Awards[edit | edit source]
- Army Distinguished Service Medal
- Legion of Merit with bronze oak leaf cluster
- Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster
- Air Medal
References[edit | edit source]
- "Burnside E. Huffman". Find a Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/memorial/59336000. Retrieved November 10, 2018.
- "Obituaries". Washington Post. October 9, 2005. https://www.washingtonpost.com/archive/local/2005/10/17/joan-estelle-abel-at38/d21432dd-c175-4433-a721-44e7abe73849/?utm_term=.f0558f518821. Retrieved November 10, 2018.
- "Burnside E. Huffman". Military Times. http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=93041. Retrieved November 10, 2018.