Use the following links to uncover more Buffalo Soldier details:
Read "Finding George" about Pvt. George Metcalf of the Ninth Cavalry. In a Yosemite article, Shelton Johnson explains how he contacted the relatives of this Kentucky soldier [382 kb PDF].
Listen to "A Buffalo Soldier Speaks," an audio podcast featuring National Park Ranger Shelton Johnson as Sergeant Elizy Boman, Troop "K," Ninth U.S. Cavalry, who was dispatched to Yosemite National Park in 1903 and served there through 1904.