Last Buffalo Soldier from SC laid to rest

South Carolina News

The last Buffalo Soldier, Taft Henry, from South Carolina passed away on June 26 at his Winnsboro home.

Henry was 92-years-old when he passed. He was a Buffalo Soilder with the 24th Infantry regiment.

The original Buffalo Soldiers were African-American soldiers who served in Calvary and Infantry regiments created in 1866, after Congress passed the Army Reorganization Act.

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