Moments in Time

Buffalo Soldiers in New Mexico

Special | 8m 40s Video has closed captioning.

Members of the Buffalo Soldiers Society of New Mexico share insights into the history of the Buffalo soldiers and how they contributed to New Mexico achieving statehood in 1912. They tell us of the challenges these soldier’s faced, their hard work, and particularly of their bravery during the battle with Apache Chief Victorio at Massacre Canyon.

Aired: 08/05/10

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning