African Americans in the Frontier Army The Act of 1866 increased the size of the Regular Army, thus changing the course of military history by affording African Americans a permanent place in the Armed Forces of the United States. more
Second Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper FIRST BLACK GRADUATE OF WEST POINT Born into slavery at Thomasville, Georgia on March 21, 1856, Flipper became the first African American graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point. more
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