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Buffalo Soldier Regiment : history of the twenty-fifth United States Infantry, 1869-1926

Author: John H Nankivell; Quintard Taylor
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : State or province government publication : English : Bison Books edView all editions and formats
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Personal recollections and official documents record the history, service, exploits, travels, traditions, and battles with racism experienced by one of the units comprising a black infantry regiment from 1869 to 1926.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H Nankivell; Quintard Taylor
ISBN: 0803283792 9780803283794
OCLC Number: 45532430
Notes: Originally published: History of the Twenty-fifth Regiment, United States Infantry, 1869-1926 / John H. Nankivell, 1927.
Description: xxiv, 246 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: The colored soldier in the service of the United States prior to 1866 --
The Act of Congress July 28, 1866, and the formation of the 39th and 40th Regiments of Infantry (Colored) --
The Act of Congress of March 3, 1869, and the organization of the present 25th Infantry, United States Army --
Previous Twenty-fifth Infantry Regiments of the United States Army --
Service in Department of Louisiana --
Death of Colonel Mower --
Depleted strength of regiment --
Movement to Texas --
Arrival at new stations --
Report of Inspector General --
Changes among the officers --
Scouting, escort and guard duty, and road building --
The regiment changes station --
Skirmishes with Indians at Central Station, Texas --
Movement of Companies C and I to Forts Gibson and Sill --
The fight at the Wichita agency --
Colonel Davidson's report --
Events during 1876 to 1879 --
Affairs along the Rio Grande border in 1878 --
The Mackenzie Expedition, June 11-21, 1878 --
Effects of the Mackenzie Expedition --
An appreciation of the regiment's work in Texas, 1870-1880 --
Commendatory order from Commanding Officer District of Pecos --
General Ord's recommendations --
The regiment moves to the Department of Dakota --
Move to Fort Snelling --
Abandonment of Fort Hale --
An inspection report --
The regiment moves to Montana --
Events 1889-1890 --
Skeletonizing of Companies I and K --
The Pine Ridge Campaign of 1890-91 --
Return of Lieut. Colonel Van Horne's battalion to Fort Missoula --
Cos. B, C and E, change station to Fort Buford, N.D. --
Retirement of Colonel Andrews --
Colonel Burt assumes command of the regiment --
The Couer D'Alene labor riots --
The search for the Carlin hunting party --
G Company and Coxey's "Army" --
The great railroad strike on the N.P.R.R., 1894 --
Commendations --
An uneventful period --
Changes of station Companies A, C, D and E --
The renaissance in training methods --
An inspection report --
The Twenty-fifth Infantry Bicycle Corps --
Garrison life during the period, 1894-97 --
Rumors of war --
The blowing up of the battleship Maine --
More rumors --
Orders to move --
Arrival of the regiment at Chickamauga Park --
Companies A and G, to Key West --
Concentration at Tampa, Florida --
The daily routine at Tampa --
Embarking for Cuba --
At sea --
Arrival in Cuba --
The Campaign of Santiago --
Capt. Loughborough's recollections of the campaign --
Lieut. Col. Daggett's reports on the battle of El Caney --
General Chaffee's indorsement --
The capture of the Spanish flag at El Caney --
Lieutenant French's, Caldwell's, and Moss's reports on the battle --
Losses --
An amusing incident --
Lieut. Col. Daggett's order to the regiment --
A change of camp --
Sickness --
Homeward bound --
The reorganization of the regiment --
Organization of Companies I, K, L and M --
Stations in the Department of the Colorado --
The Philippine Insurrection --
Preparations for the Philippines --
Departure for the Philippine Islands --
Report on the operations of the regiment in the Philippines --
General Grant's report --
Scouting in the Philippines --
The O'Donnell affair --
Death of Lieut. Schenck --
O'Neil's fight at Iba --
Surrender of Col. Arce --
Heroism of Sgt. Green --
Amusing anecdotes --
Colonel Burt's promotion and farewell to the regiment --
Colonel A.H. Bowman is assigned to the regiment --
The return to the United States --
Another commendatory order --
Record of Events 1902 to 1905 --
Changes of stations during 1906 --
Fort Niobrara, July 1906 --
Orders for foreign service --
The regiment returns to the Philippine Islands, September, 1907 --
Duty in Mindanao, P.I. --
Events during 1907, 1908 and 1909 --
Expeditions against hostile Moros --
The expedition to Basilan, April, May and June, 1908 --
Diary Co. B 25th Infantry, April to June, 1908 --
Return of the regiment to the United States, October 1909 --
Garrison life at Forts Lawton and George Wright, Washington --
Maneuvers at American Lake --
Fighting Forest Fires in Montana and Idaho --
Commendatory letters --
Colonel Hoyt is promoted Brigadier General --
His successors --
Maneuvers at Montesano, Gray's Harbor, Wash. --
March of Co. M --
Departure for Hawaii --
Service in Hawaii --
Record of Events 1913-1918 --
Changes in organization of the regiment --
Organization of Headquarters, Machine Gun and Supply Companies --
Calls upon the regiment for Officers and Non-commissioned officers for the new armies --
Changes in Commanding Officers --
The regiment moves to Arizona, August, 1918 --
"Ambos Nogales" --
The fight at Nogales Aug. 27-28, 1918 --
Arrival of the regiment at Nogales --
Border duty --
Camp Stephen D. Little --
Record of Events, 1919-1926 --
Relations with people of Nogales --
Athletics in the 25th Infantry --
The regimental baseball teams, 1894-1914 --
Some well-known players --
Field and Track Teams --
25th Infantry sets new record for Soldiers in America.
Other Titles: History of the Twenty-fifth Regiment, United States Infantry, 1869-1926
Responsibility: John H. Nankivell ; introduction to the Bison Books Edition by Quintard Taylor, Jr.
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Drawing on a wealth of official records, and personal recollections, this book reconstructs the experiences of the Twenty-fifth Regiment from its formation in 1869 through its service in the border  Read more...

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