North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series
Features: 14 color and 36 b&w illus. Map. Notes. Bib. Index.
On a hot summer’s day in Montana, a daring frontier cavalry officer,
Powhatan Henry Clarke, died at the height of his promising career. A
member of the U.S. Military Academy’s Class of 1884, Clarke graduated
dead last, and while short on academic application, he was long on charm
and bravado. Clarke obtained a commission with the black troops of the
Tenth Cavalry, earning his spurs with these “Buffalo Soldiers.” more... about Scouting with the Buffalo Soldiers: Lieutenant Powhatan Clarke, Frederic Remington, and the Tenth U.S. Cavalry in the Southwest