Buffalo Soldiers bicycles

1896: African American Buffalo Soldiers test bikes for Army on 1,900 mile expedition

January 14, 2015

While doing research for an article about military bicycles I came across the above photo of African American soldiers on bicycles. The Twenty-fifth United States Infantry Regiment was one of the racially segregated units of the United States Army known as Buffalo Soldiers. In 1896, the 25th Infantry U.S. Army Bicycle Corps stationed at Fort […]

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