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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.

Frontier Spirits

September 17, 2015 | By John Northland

Some say my lodging for this evening—the commander’s quarters at historic Fort Concho—is home to a ghost.

Back to the Frontier

February 1, 2014 | By E. Dan Klepper

Earlier this winter, an ice storm swept across the state, arriving in full force along an imaginary line that once served as the western boundary of the Texas frontier.

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