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buffalo soldier

n.
A member of one of the African-American regiments within the US Army after the Civil War, serving primarily in the Indian wars of the late 1860s.

[Translation of a Kiowa term, from the perceived similarity between the soldiers' hair and the hair on a buffalo's head.]
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Released three years after the singer's death at the tragically young age of just 35, it included hits from the previous 20 years, including such timeless classics as No Woman, No Cry, Three Little Birds, Buffalo Soldier, Get Up, Stand Up, Exodus, I Shot The Sherrif and Exodus.
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His original Buffalo Soldier research and his creation of an individual soldier to tell the broader story reveals the importance of the Buffalo Soldiers and the role that many culturally diverse individuals and communities played in the history of the national parks.
Any military or black studies library strong in early American military history will find VOICES OF THE BUFFALO SOLDIER to be an excellent survey of the black military experience on the plains frontier.
On April 23, their contributions to the Army and the Southwest were recognized at the dedication ceremony of the Buffalo Soldier Legacy Plaza.
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