Lest We Forget - African American Military History by Researcher, 
					Author and Veteran Bennie McRae, Jr.

Western Frontier Reading List

Armitage, Susan and Elizabeth Jameson, Editors and with Introductions. THE WOMEN'S WEST. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 1987.

Billington, Monroe Lee. NEW MEXICO’S BUFFALO SOLDIERS 1866-1990. Niwot: University Press of Colorado, 1991.

Blassingame, Wyatt. JIM BECKWOURTH: Black Trapper and Indian Chief. New York: Chelsea Juniors (A Division of Chelsea House Publishers), 1991.

Burt, Olive W. NEGROES IN THE EARLY WEST. New York: Julian Messner, 1969.

Burton, Art. BLACK, RED, AND DEADLY: Black and Indian Gunfighters of the Indian Territories. Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, 1991.

Cashin, Herschel. UNDER FIRE WITH THE TENTH U.S. CAVALRY. Salem, New Hampshire, Ayers Company, Publishers, 1991.

Cheney, Truman McGiffin with Roberta Carkeek Chaney. SO LONG, COWBOYS OF THE OPEN RANGE. Helena and Billings, Montana: Falcon Press Publishing Company, Inc., (Publishing Consultant), 1990.

Cox, Clinton. THE FORGOTTEN HEROES: The Story of the Buffalo Soldiers. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1993.

Durham, Philip and Jones, Everett L. THE NEGRO COWBOYS. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. 1965.

Durham, Philip and Jones, Everett L. THE ADVENTURES OF THE NEGRO COWBOYS. New York: Bantam Books, 1965.

Fitzgerald, Daniel. GHOST TOWNS OF KANSAS: A traveler's Guide. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1988.

Foner, Jack D. BLACKS AND THE MILITARY IN AMERICAN HISTORY: A New Perspective. New York: Praeger Publishers, 19__.

Foote, Cheryl. WOMEN OF THE NEW MEXICO FRONTIER 1846-1912. Niwot: University of Colorado Press, 1990.

Josephy, Alvin M. THE CIVIL WAR IN THE AMERICAN WEST. New York: Vintage Books, 1991.

Katz, William Loren. BLACK INDIANS: A hidden Heritage. New York: Atheneum, 1986.

Katz, William Loren. THE BLACK WEST. Seattle: Open Hand Publishing, Inc., 1987.

Katz, William Loren. BLACK PEOPLE WHO MADE THE OLD WEST. Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, Inc., 1992.

Lancaster, Jane F. REMOVAL AFTERSHOCK: The Seminoles' Struggles to Survive in the West, 1836-1866. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1994.

Leckie, William H. THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS: A Narrative of the Negro Cavalry in the West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press 1967.

Leckie, William H and Shirley A. UNLIKELY WARRIORS: General Benjamin Grierson and His Family. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1984.

Love, Nat. THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NAT LOVE. Baltimore: Black Classic Press, 1988.

Mulroy, Kevin. FREEDOM ON THE BORDER: The Seminole Maroons in Florida, the Indian Territory, Coahuila, and Texas: Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1993.

Nalty, Bernard C. STRENGTH FOR THE FIGHT: A History of Black Americans in the Military. New York: The Free Press ( A Division of Macmillan, Inc.), 1986.

Painter, Nell irvin. EXODUSTERS: Black Migration to Kansas after Reconstruction. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1976.

Pelz, Ruth. BLACK HEROES OF THE WILD WEST. Seattle: Open Hand Publishing, Inc., 1990.

Rice, Lawrence D. THE NEGRO IN TEXAS 1874-1900. Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 1971.

Pirtle, III., Caleb and Michael F. Cusack. FORT CLARK: The Lonely Sentinel On Texas' Western Frontier. Austin, Texas: Eakin Press, 1985.

Rickey, Jr. Don. FORTY MILES A DAY ON BEANS AND HAY: The Enlisted Soldiers Fighting the Indian Wars. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963.

Ronda, James P. LEWIS AND CLARK AMONG THE INDIANS. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1984.

Sayre, Harold Ray. WARRIORS OF COLOR. Fort Davis, Texas: Harold Ray Sayre, 1995.

Schlissel, Lillian. BLACK FRONTIERS: A History of African American Heroes in the Old West. New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995.

Schubert, Frank N. BUFFALO SOLDIERS, BRAVES AND THE BRASS: The Story of Fort Robinson, Nebraska. Shippensburg, PA.: White Mane Publishing Company, 1993.

Schubert, Frank N. ON THE TRAIL OF THE BUFFALO SOLDIERS: Biographies of African Americans in the U.S. Army, 1866-1917. Wilmington, Delaware: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1995.

Scott, Victoria and Ernest Jones. SYLVIA STARK: A Pioneer. Seattle: Open Hand Publishing, Inc., 1991.

Stewart, Paul. WESTWARD SOUL. Denver: Black American West Museum, 1976.

Stewart, Paul and McNair, Wallace Yvonne. BLACK COWBOYS. Broomfield, Colorado: Tom Phillips.

Walton-Raji, Angela Y. BLACK INDIAN GENEALOGY RESEARCH: African-American Ancestors among the Five Civilized Tribes. Bowie, MD.: Heritage Books Inc., 1993.

Weaver, John D. THE BROWNSVILLE RAID: The book that prompted congressional action to rectify a U.S. president’s shocking act of racism. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1992.

Weston, Jack. THE REAL AMERICAN COWBOY. New York: Schocken Books, 1985.

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