"The Buffalo Soldiers" was a name given to them by the Plains Indianans.
Their outstanding officers were Benjamin H. Grierson, Abner Doubleday, william Rufus Shafter, Joseph A. Mower, and Edward Hatch, they were an important part of the frontier army.
The Buffalo Soldiers would hunt Indians.
From 1866 to the 1890s the buffalo soldiers served at a bunch of posts in Texas, the Southwest and the Great Plains.
After the Indian wars came to an end in the 1890s the four troopscontinued in service
The 24th, the last segregated black regiment to see combat, was shut down in 1951, and its group were used to integrate other units serving in Korea at the time, an important step in the efforts of the United States Army to abolish its units.