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Items related to the military service of Philip G. Gains, 9th Cavalry [Decimalized .01-.02]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07334.02 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: September 1874 Pagination: 2 items

Background Information: The 9th Cavalry was composed of African Americans known as Buffalo Soldiers. With the 10th Cavalry, the 9th was intended to assist in quelling Native American uprisings following the Civil ...War. Captain Francis Moore was one of the 9th Cavalry's first recruiters.See More

People: Gains, Philip G., b. ca. 1851

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Military HistoryAmerican WestAmerican Indian HistoryAfrican American HistoryAfrican American Troops

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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