Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/7/2009

Remains of 3 Buffalo Soldiers to be reburied in NM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Until a few years ago, the memory of three African American soldiers was buried beneath the sandy, desert in New Mexico, their remains left behind by the military and to the mercy of looters.

With some investigating and modern forensics, government archaeologists excavated the remains and identified them as Army Pvts. Thomas Smith, David Ford and Levi Morris. They were among the famed Buffalo Soldiers, African-American members of the U.S. Army who served at remote outposts on the Western frontier. for more click here

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