Buffalo Soldiers

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9th Memorial Cavalry __ Jam-packed with information as well as a reenactment group. - illustrated - From 9thcavalry.com - http://www.9thcavalry.com/index2.htm

Buffalo Soldier __ "Buffalo Soldiers originally were members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, formed on September 21, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas."  An encyclopedic article with links to related material. - illustrated - From wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffalo_Soldier

Buffalo Soldier Monument - Fort Leavenworth, Kansas __ "Colonel Benjamin Grierson formed the 10th Cavalry on 21 September 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. It, along with the 9th Cavalry, 24th and 25th Infantry, formed the first all-black regiments in the Regular United States Army. In western Kansas, the Kiowa encountered the soldiers of the 10th as valiant opponents and termed them the "Buffalo Soldiers."  History of soldiers and of monument. - illustrated - From leavenworth.army.mil - http://garrison.leavenworth.army.mil/sites/about/Buffalo.asp

Buffalo Soldier National Museum __ "The primary objectives of the Buffalo Soldiers National Museum and Heritage Center are to preserve, promote and perpetuate the history, tradition and outstanding contributions of the Buffalo Soldiers toward the development and defense of the United States of America."  Learn about their membership, goals and activities. - illustrated - From buffalosoldiermuseum.com - http://www.buffalosoldiermuseum.com/


Buffalo Soldiers in History __ You will find a lot of click-to-access information about the Buffalo Soldiers. - From buffalosoldiers-lawtonftsill.org - http://www.buffalosoldiers-lawtonftsill.org/history.htm 

Buffalo Soldiers and Indian Wars __ "In every major war, throughout the history of the United States, from the American Revolution through the Indian Wars, Native-Americans and African-Americans have fought with and against each other. This scenario prevailed during the Civil War. Some tribes fought for the South, such as the Cherokees while others assisted the North like the Seminoles." Here you will find history, lore, first hand accounts and much more. - illustrated - From buffalosoldier.net - http://www.buffalosoldier.net/

Buffalo Soldiers at San Juan Hill __ "A paper presented by Dr. Frank N. Schubert at the 1998 Conference of Army Historians" - From army.mil - http://www.history.army.mil/documents/spanam/BSSJH/BS-SJH.htm  


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