Tuesday, September 29, 2009

The Black western muesum

The 10th Cavalry

The 10th Cavalry was formed at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas in 1866Very high standards of recruitment were set by the regimental commander and Civil War hero Benjamin GriersonLife at Leavenworth was not pleasant for the 10th. The Fort's commander, who was admittedly opposed to African- Americans serving in the regular army, made life as difficult as he could on the new troopers

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