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Image A – "Map of the Maneuver District near American Lake"

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Image B – "[Buffalo soldiers

of the 25th Infantry]"

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Buffalo Soldiers in Washington State, 1880s-1940s

  • Washington National Guard Pamphlet: The Official History of the Washington National Guard, Volume 5: Washington National Guard in World War I  (©1960s).

    • Chapter 2, pp. 21-27, "Washington National Guard Maneuvers With, The Regular Army - 1904-12."  (This pamphlet is part of the The Official History of the Washington National Guard series).

      • Historical Note: Chapter 2 describes the maneuvers that took place at American Lake with the Brown team, which included part of the Buffalo Soldiers encamped on Sequalitchew Creek from July 5 to July 18, 1904.

  • (Image A) "Map of the Maneuver District near American Lake, Wash." (Under the direction of Capt. A.S. Rowan, 19th Infantry) ©1904

  • (Image B) "[Buffalo soldiers of the 25th Infantry, some wearing buffalo robes, Ft. Keogh, Montana]," ©1890
    (Visit the Library of Congress collection page for full item details)

    • Historical Note: The 25th Infantry Regiment was one of four regiments that formed the Buffalo Soldiers.

  • (Image D) "Troop A, Ninth U.S. Cavalry—Famous Indian Fighters," ©1898
    (Visit the Library of Congress collection page for full item details)

    • Historical Note​: This stereograph was taken during the Spanish American War.​

Image C – "[Buffalo Soldier,

9th Calvary, Company D]"

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Image D –

"Troop A, Ninth U.S. Cavalry"

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