Choose from one of the four eras below to view stories about the Buffalo Soldiers during that time period. From the Army Reorganization Act of 1866 to the integration of the last troops in the Korean theater in 1951, you'll find incredible and inspiring stories about these men and the legacy they established.
Choose from one of the four periods below or click on a quicklink to go to that page:
The Early Years: 1866 - 1890
The inception of the Buffalo Soldiers in 1866 and their work in the western frontier.
An Emerging World Power: 1890 - 1916
The Buffalo Soldier's roles in the U.S. expansion into the far east and into the Caribbean.
WWI & Post-Great War: 1916 - 1935
The disappearance of the Regular Army's Buffalo Soldiers regiments in WWI & the newly-formed divisions that took their place in Europe
WWII & The Final Chapter: 1935 - 1951
The Buffalo Soldiers return to Europe for a second world war and the last chapters of the storied Buffalo Soldiers.
Last updated: May 29, 2018