Black, Buckskin, and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier by Arthur T. Burton, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Black, Buckskin, and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier

Black, Buckskin, and Blue: African American Scouts and Soldiers on the Western Frontier

by Arthur T. Burton
     
 

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Black, Buckskin, and Blue takes an in-depth look at African Americans who were scouts and soldiers on the United States western frontier during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The author explores the incidents and adventures black men were involved in during the westward movement as scouts and soldiers. Bypassing the radical hostilities they endured in

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Black, Buckskin, and Blue takes an in-depth look at African Americans who were scouts and soldiers on the United States western frontier during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The author explores the incidents and adventures black men were involved in during the westward movement as scouts and soldiers. Bypassing the radical hostilities they endured in frontier towns - well covered by other books - the author examines military incidents involving black soldiers and desperadoes, as well as certain critical military engagements in which they made important contributions. This book is a continuation of the research begun by the author more than a decade ago for Black, Red, and Deadly: Black and Indian Gunfighters of the Indian Territory, 1870-1907.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571687869
Publisher:
Wild Horse Media Group LLC
Publication date:
06/28/2008
Pages:
298
Sales rank:
877,885
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.62(d)

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