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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Herman BUFFINGTON

BUFFINGTON, Herman HERMAN ABNER BUFFINGTON Herman Abner Buffington, 88, a long-time North Georgia newspaperman and World War II combat veteran, died July 13, 2014 at his home in Jefferson surrounded by his family after a long battle with chronic lymphocytic leukemia. Visitation will be held at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 15 at Evans Funeral Home in Jefferson, followed by services at 6 p.m. at Evans. Internment will follow at Woodbine Cemetery in Jefferson and military rites will be observed. Mr....
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