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Paperback - Created shortly after the Civil War, the Buffalo Soldiers made up the first all-black regiments of the U.S. Army. These men fought bravely in several wars and also played an important role

Buffalo Soldiers: Heroes of the American West

Paperback - Created shortly after the Civil War, the Buffalo Soldiers made up the first all-black regiments of the U. These men fought bravely in severa

Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers…More than a Great Reggae Song

General Colin Powell - Our Leavenworth neighbor in 1967 - Here pictured on July 25,1992.  Gen. Colin Powell dedicated the Buffalo Soldiers Monument at Fort Leavenworth, Ks. Gen Powell got the idea in 1981 while jogging around Ft Leavenworth (he noticed there was little to show the Buffalo Soldiers had been there).

July 1992 General Colin Powell, chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, dedicated the Buffalo Soldiers Monument at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.

Jeremiah Haralson; (Apr.1,1846 –1916), enslaved until 1865, served as a Republican member of Congress during Reconstruction. He was known for being a powerful orator.

Jeremiah Haralson - enslaved until he served as a Republican member of Congress from Alabama during Reconstruction. He was known for being a powerful orator.

George Prioleau was chaplain of the 9th Cavalry of Buffalo Soldiers in the late 19th century. After witnessing inequality and mistreatment of his men, he publicly challenged the hypocrisy and racial line being drawn against black soldiers. #veterans

George Prioleau was chaplain of the Cavalry of Buffalo Soldiers in the late century. After witnessing inequality and mistreatment of his men, he publicly challenged the hypocrisy and racial line being drawn against black soldiers.

Confederate First Sergeant... Union cavalry surrounded a lone Confederate soldier who had no horse and whose clothes were dirty and tattered. A Union officer said to him that it was obvious that he had no wealth and not the means to own slaves. The officer asked: “Why are you fighting this war?” The Confederate answered: “Because you are here.”

Confederate First Sergeant... Union cavalry surrounded a lone Confederate soldier who had no horse and whose clothes were dirty and tattered. A Union officer said to him that it was obvious that he had no wealth and not the means to own slaves. The officer asked: “Why are you fighting this war?” The Confederate answered: “Because you are here.”

Kwame Nkrumah (September 21, 1909 – April 27, 1972) was educated in the United States at Lincoln University and the University of Pen...

*BUFFALO SOLDIERS~were members of an all-black regiment in the U. The Cavalry was formed on September 1866 at Fort Leavenworth and was the regiment that the Native Americans first called "buffalo soldiers.

African American troops 1943

The War at Home: Rare Portraits of Black Soldiers Training for WWII

Photos from a time when thousands of African American troops trained to fight a "war for freedom" while still second-class citizens at home.

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There was a Buffalo Soldier, In the heart of America. Stolen from Africa, brought to America."(Bob Marley) & Colored Cavalry the Buffalo Soldiers

On September 21, 1866 the US Army 10th Cavalry was formed at Ft. Leavenworth KS. Along with the 9th Cavalry and the 24th and 25th Infantry Regiments it soon became known as the "Buffalo Soldiers". Although several African American regiments were raised during the Civil War to fight alongside the Union Army,  the "Buffalo Soldiers" were established by Congress as the first peacetime all-black regiments in the regular US Army. #TodayInBlackHistory

30 minutes away from barfa is a buffalo solider museum.s's job was to chase mescalero and chiricahua apache peoples away etc.

Colonel Charles Young Pictured here as Lieutenant Young with the 9th Army Cavalry - the Buffalo Soldiers.

Colonel Charles Young Pictured here as Lieutenant Young with the Army Cavalry - the Buffalo Soldiers. Another interesting piece of UNTOLD history.

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