Buffalo Soldiers: Heroes of the American West

Buffalo Soldiers: Heroes of the American West

by Brynn Baker


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The Buffalo Soldiers were the first peacetime all-black regiments of the U.S. Army. Created around the time of the Civil War, they fought bravely in several wars, and also played an important role in the history of the American West. Infographics, sidebars, and fact boxes bring the experiences of these brave military men to life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491449066
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 08/01/2015
Series: Capstone Military Heroes Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 606,182
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Brynn Baker earned a degree in Journalism from the University of Minnesota. She has published feature stories for wildlife sanctuaries, and has edited several children’s books. She is a passionate volunteer for animal rescues and an outdoor enthusiast, always looking for her next adventure in nature. She lives in Lonsdale, Minnesota, with her husband, three boys, and three pets.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Buck Soldiers and the Civil War 4

Chapter 2 Buffalo Soldiers 10

Chapter 3 The Western Frohtier 12

Chapter 4 Buffalo Soldiers and American Indians 18

Chapter 5 Honoring the Buffalo Soldiers 22

Timeline 28

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 29

Glossary 30


Internet Sites 31

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