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The Buffalo Soldier (Hardcover)

Author: Garland, Sherry

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This heartwarming story of a buffalo soldieris service to his country during the Indian Wars andSpanish-American War reveals the many hardships these regiments faced. The African-American buffalosoldiers, nicknamed by the Cheyenne Indians because of their curly hair and bravery, joined the six black regiments commissioned by an act of Congress in 1866. Thesemen, many of whom were former slaves, enlisted in the army to earn a steadyincome, acquire an education, and gain respect. They protected settlers fromhostile Indians, rustlers, outlaws, and bandits and were known for their courageand dedication. Told through the soldier-narratoris voice, the details of onebuffalo soldieris life, including what he ate, where he slept, the education hegained on and off the battlefield, and how he spent his hard-earned money, helpcreate a personal and understandable slice of history.

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Publisher Pelican Pub Co Inc
Mfg Part# 9781589803916
SKU 202651472
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1589803914
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Hardcover
Minimum Age 08
Number of Pages 0032
Publisher Pelican Publishing Company
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