By Ron Field

African-American infantrymen performed a decisive position within the US military at the western frontier in the course of the Plains Wars (1850-1891). First approved through Congress in July 1866, they have been organised into cavalry and 4 infantry regiments, that have been commanded via white officials. All have been quick nicknamed the 'Buffalo squaddies' through their Cheyenne and Comanche enemies. those courageous squaddies fought many local tribes through the years, together with the soldiers of Sitting Bull and Geronimo. This booklet tells the tale of those buffalo infantrymen who, until eventually the early Nineties, constituted 20 in step with cent of all energetic forces on accountability within the American West.

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