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Catalog Number RG2969.PH000002-000030
Object Name Unknown
Collection Name RG2969 Anderson, John A.
Title 25th Infantry on Fort. Niobrara parade ground, ca. 1902
Description 25th Infantry (African-American troops) on Fort. Niobrara parade ground, ca. 1902. In this black and white photograph, members of the Twenty-fifth United States Infantry Regiment stand in formation on the parade ground of Fort Niobrara. There are a few soldiers on horseback at the front of the formation. Some of the fort's buildings can be seen in the background.

The 25th Infantry was one of the racially segregated units of the United States Army known as Buffalo Soldiers.The 1st and 3rd Battalions of the 25th Regiment arrived at Fort Niobrara on August 1902 from Manila, Philippine Islands, and replaced the regiment there.
Date 1902 circa
Photographer Anderson, John A.
Place USA: Nebraska (Cherry), Fort Niobrara
Classification Military
U.S. Army
Subjects Forts & fortifications
Soldiers
Fort Niobrara (Neb.)
Negatives
Buffalo Soldiers
African Americans--Military Service
25th Infantry
Twenty-fifth United States Infantry Regiment
Spanish-American War
Search Terms Forts & fortifications
Soldiers
Fort Niobrara (Neb.)
Negatives
African Americans--Military Service
Scan File 10811