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- DescriptionWomen in the United States military have received more recognition than ever in recent years, but women also played vital roles in battles and campaigns of previous generations. Cathy Williams served as Pvt. William Cathay from 1866 to 1868 with the famed Buffalo Soldiers who patrolled the 900-mile Santa Fe Trail. Tucker traces her life from her birth as a slave near Independence, Missouri, to her service in Company A, 38th U.S. Infantry, one of the six black units formed following the Civil War. Cathy Williams remains the only kwn African American woman to have served as a Buffalo Soldier in the Indian Wars. Her remarkable story continues to represent a triumph of the human spirit.
- Author BiographyPhillip Thomas Tucker is the author of several books on the Civil War, including Irish Confederates: The Civil War's Forgotten Soldiers and The Confederacy's Fighting Chaplain, winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman Award. He is a United States Air Force historian at Bolling Air Force Base.
- Author(s)Phillip Thomas Tucker
- PublisherStackpole Books
- Date of Publication01/04/2009
- SubjectRegional History
- Place of PublicationMechanicsburg
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintStackpole Books
- Content Note11 b/w photos
- Weight386 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine23 mm
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