TITLE

Between 1865 and 1890, 18 `buffalo soldiers' won the Medal

AUTHOR(S)
Langellier, John
PUB. DATE
February 1997
SOURCE
Military History;Feb97, Vol. 13 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the efforts of Republicans in the United States Congress to open opportunities for Afro Americans, by admitting them into the Regular Army. Creation of six segregated black regiments; Origin of the nickname `buffalo soldiers'; Names of the first buffalo soldiers to receive the Medal of Honor.
ACCESSION #
9612193278

 

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