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Robert Buffum ~ Medal of Honor


ittle information is available about the patients that died while in the State Asylum for Insane Criminals at Auburn. Fortunately the unusual circumstances of the violent suicide of one man were recorded in a local newspaper. The record was retrieved 123 years later to verify his identity and his final resting place.

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Created: 18 May 2007

Modified: 19 May 2007

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