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    Fort Davis

    National Historic Site Texas

Online field Trip

Ball State Online Field Trip - Buffalo Soldiers

Ball State University Electronic Field Trips Program

Slave - Soldier - Citizen: The Journey of the Buffalo Soldiers Online Field Trip!! Fort Davis NHS Webisodes!

A partnership between Ball State University, National Park Service, National Park Foundation and The African American Experience Fund.

Did You Know?

Cavalry demonstration Fort DavisNHS.

Fort Davis never had a fort wall or palisade. In fact, most western military forts built after the Civil War did not have walls around them. Forts with wooden palisade walls (as depicted in many classic movies) were actually very rare in the West.