buffalo soldier"s story

Medal of Honor recipient Sergeant Thomas Boyne and his comrades, 1864 to 1889 by William A. Aleshire

Publisher: Heritage Books in Westminster, Md

Written in English
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  • Boyne, Thomas, ca. 1846-1896.,
  • United States. Army. Cavalry, 9th.,
  • United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 19th century.,
  • United States. Army -- African American troops -- Biography.,
  • African American soldiers -- Biography.,
  • African Americans -- Genealogy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 679-687) and indexes.

StatementWilliam A. Aleshire.
GenreBiography., Genealogy.
LC ClassificationsE185.63.B54 A54 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination705 p. :
Number of Pages705
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3329550M
ISBN 100788431404
LC Control Number2004304764

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