Brig. Gen. John E. Mulford. Brig. Gen. John E. Mulford, who be- came known to soldiers of both the Fed- eral and Confederate Armies during and after the civil war while serving as Fed- eral Commissioner of Exchange, died on Sunday at his home in Montour Falls, N.Y., at the age of 70. He will be buried this afternoon at 3 o'clock from his late residence. For a number of years after the war Gen. Mulford remained in the South, mak- ing Richmond, Va., his home. He en- tered into the civic life of that city, and took an active part in the politics of the State. Coming to New York, his native State, he went into business. He was President and a Director of the Prentiss Vise Company and of the Lewis Tool Company, Vice President and Di- rector of the Elmira & Seneca Lake Rail- way Company, and a Director of the Gen- eral Pneumatic Tool Company.