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"Buffalo Soldier"

Feb 27, 2020

Buffalo Soldiers, 25th Infantry, 1890.
Credit Flickr/Creative Commons / LOC

The story of William Othello Wilson, a native of Hagerstown who served as a "Buffalo Soldier" with the Ninth US Calvary fighting the Sioux at Pine Ridge before retiring to a "quiet life" back home in Maryland.