Buffalo Soldiers

Buffalo Soldiers

An American Legacy

DVD - 2013
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By the end of the Civil War, nearly 200,000 black soldiers were serving in the Federal Army. After the war, many decided not to return to a life of sharecropping and racial oppression, instead volunteering to battle outlaws and Indian raiders along the western frontier. This program uses dazzling reenactments and the expertise of military historians to tell the multifaceted story of the Buffalo Soldiers, a name given to black troops by their Native American adversaries. Viewers learn about the daily lives and daunting assignments of these proud African-Americans, the harsh environments in which they conducted missions, and the deeds of individual Buffalo Soldiers such as Sgt. Emanuel Stance, Lt. George Burnett, and Henry Flippe, the first black cadet to graduate from West Point, whose promising career was ended by an unjust and later discredited court martial. Summary taken from publisher's website.
Publisher: New York : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [2013]
ISBN: 9781622908264
1622908260
Branch Call Number: D810.N4 B84 2013
355.008996
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (43 min.) : sd., col., ; 4 3/4 in.

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