Black Valor

Black Valor

Buffalo Soldiers and the Medal of Honor, 1870-1898

Book - 2009
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They were U.S. Army soldiers. Just a few years earlier, some had been slaves. Several thousand African Americans served as soldiers in the Indian Wars and in the Cuban campaign of the Spanish-American War in the latter part of the 19th century. They were known as buffalo soldiers, believed to have been named by Indians who had seen a similarity between the coarse hair and dark skin of the soldiers and the coats of the buffalo. Twenty-three of these men won the nation's highest award for personal bravery, the Medal of Honor. iBlack Valori brings the lives of these soldiers into sharp focus. Their remarkable stories are told in the collected biography. Derived from extensive historical research, iBlack Valori will enrich and inspire readers with its tales of trials and courage.p
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield Pub., Inc., 2009.
ISBN: 9781442201934
1442201932
Branch Call Number: E185.925 .S43 2009
Characteristics: xi, 231 p. : ill., map., ports. 23 cm.

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