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The Buffalo Soldiers A Narrative of the Black Cavalry in the West by William H. Leckie

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press .
Written in English


  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - Histor,
  • Military - United States,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • Ethnic Studies - African American Studies - General,
  • United States - 19th Century,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7940184M
ISBN 100806138408
ISBN 109780806138404

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