9th Cavalry Soldier - Black

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The 9th Cavalry, often called Buffalo Soldiers too by many. They fought against the comanche’s, and assisted in guard patrol in Arizona. They were recruited in Louisiana and Kentucky. The 9th Cavalry was organized on September 21, 1866 as part of the regular Army at Greenville, Louisiana. Maj/Gen. Philip Sherdian was authorized to raise a cavalry from within his own command, the Military division of the Gulf, at New Orleans in 1866. Men from the volunteer colored regiments that wished they could enlist in the regular regiments. *Source is cited from

Figurine Dimension: 8½"H