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Burnside Elijah Huffman
Born (1920-01-12)January 12, 1920
Died October 3, 2005(2005-10-03) (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
Rank Major General
Battles/wars World War II
Korean War
Vietnam War
Awards Army Distinguished Service Medal
Legion of Merit with bronze oak leaf cluster
Bronze Star Medal with oak leaf cluster
Air Medal

Burnside Elijah Huffman (12 January 1920 – 3 October 2005) was an American soldier in the United States Army during World War II. He retired in 1975 as a Major General.


Burnside Huffman was born 12 January 1920 in Columbus, Georgia.[1][2] In 1941 he graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point.[2]

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.[1][2] His grave can be found in section 5, row D, grave 210.[1][2]