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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?

Camels at Fort Davis NHS.

In an attempt to better supply Fort Davis and other southwestern posts, the army embarked on an unusual experiment by importing camels from the Middle East in 1856. Camels passed through Fort Davis in 1857, 1859 and 1860.