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Buffalo Soldiers

Summary: Essay consists of a discussion of the Buffalo Soldiers of the Frontier War.
Buffalo Soldiers were a unique and brave people that consisted of African Americans. They held many responsibilities such as fighting the Native Americans, protecting stagecoaches, and protecting railroads. They also encountered hardships like poor horses, bad clothing, and the lack of food. Their legacy still lives on through the forts that still stand, the defeated Indians, and the railroads that still connect the East to the West.

The Buffalo Soldiers had many responsibilities just like all the other soldiers serving in the U.S. army. One of the responsibilities was to fight unfriendly Natives, according to General Morrow's Official Report of June 1, 1870. He stated that the African Americans were ."..peculiarly adapted to hunting Indians..." Another responsibility that the African Americans had was to protect stagecoaches traveling around the "Wild West." This was shown in a photograph in the National Archives that was taken during 1869. In the picture, a...

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