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    Imperial Size Photograph of Buffalo Soldiers and Families, circa 1870s-1880s. Photograph depicts many African-American soldiers (Buffalo Soldiers) posing for the unknown photographer. There are officers, enlisted men and wives standing and seated in this great photo. Image measures approximately 8.625" x 6.5".

    Buffalo Soldiers is a nickname originally given to the members of the U.S. Army 10th Cavalry Regiment (eventually including several other cavalry and infantry regiments) by the Native American tribes they fought. The 10th was formed on September 21, 1866 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Several African-American regiments were created during the Civil War but the "Buffalo Soldiers" were established by Congress as the first peacetime all-black regiments in the regular Army.

    Condition:
    Image is fine very-fine, mount has broken places, rounded corners, and is soiled.


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    January, 2009
    23rd-25th Friday-Sunday
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