The Buffalo Soldiers

Title
The Buffalo Soldiers

Author
Flanagan, Alice K.

ISBN
9780756508333

Publication Information
Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2005.

Physical Description
48 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 col. map ; 24 cm.

Series
We the people (Series) (Compass Point Books)

Contents
Soldiers on patrol -- New all-Black units -- Call them "Buffalo soldiers" -- Why they joined the army -- Daily life -- 10th Cavalry --- 9th cavalry -- Infantry regiments -- Why we honor them.

Reading Level
1050 L Lexile

Corporate Subject
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century.
 
United States. Army. Cavalry, 9th.
 
United States. Army. Cavalry, 10th.

Subject Term
African Americans -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
 
African American soldiers -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century.
 
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
 
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1866-1895.

Geographic Term
West (U.S.) -- History.

Summary
Discusses the role the buffalo soldiers played in the history of the United States.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookJ 973.7415 FLA11Nonfiction Collection