From the Civil War to Desert Storm, there stretches an unbroken line of dedicated, distinguished service by African-Americans in the United States military. Buffalo Soldiers is a tribute to the bravery, honor, and sacrifice of these black American fighting men.
Sergeant Major Augustus Sharps of the 10th Cavalry and other former slaves had proven that they could fight valiantly for their freedom, but in the West they were to fight for the freedom and security of white settlers who often despised them. The Cheyenne thought the hair of this new kind of soldier resembled buffalo hides, and the men on the 9th and 10th Cavalry became known as "buffalo soldiers."
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Buffalo soldiersUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Held captive by the Kiowa and then bartered to a white buffalo hunter, Augustus Sharps is freed in 1869 by troopers of the all-black Tenth U.S. Cavalry, in which he enlists. First in a series ... Read full review
Review: Buffalo Soldiers (The Black Sabre Chronicles)User Review - Doraine Bennett - Goodreads
Excellent mix of fact and fiction for a historical fiction account of the Ninth Cavalry and the Buffalo Soldiers. A bit hard to follow at times as the writer switches POV character, often in the middle of a scene. Read full review