Fort Concho National Historic Landmark

A New Memorial Honors Buffalo Soldiers History in San Angelo

August 11, 2023 | By Becca Nelson Sankey

Named for the strong, burly buffalo that roamed the land, the U.S. Army’s first Black enlisted soldiers left a legacy of perseverance and valor in the swath of territory they served, from Alaska, Hawaii, and the Philippines to almost every state and territory west of the Mississippi River.

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