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On this day (13 Sep)

The Tenth Calvary during Shafters Campaign worked to dig springs in New Mexico working tirelessly in 6 day rotations helping to expand and fortify Native American trails that were already established . G Company was ambushed by Natives and was forced to fight and chased them off. [1]


[1] Leckie, William H., and Shirley A. Leckie. The Buffalo Soldiers: A Narrative of the Black Cavalry in the West. University of Oklahoma Press, 2006.

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