Cathay Williams, who later altered her name to William Cathay, hid her gender as the nation's only female Buffalo Soldier, as a private from 1866-1868. A bronze bust memorial was dedicated to her Friday afternoon at the Richard Allen Cultural Center & Museum in Leavenworth. David Eulitt The Kansas City Star
Cathay Williams, who later altered her name to William Cathay, hid her gender as the nation's only female Buffalo Soldier, as a private from 1866-1868. A bronze bust memorial was dedicated to her Friday afternoon at the Richard Allen Cultural Center & Museum in Leavenworth. David Eulitt The Kansas City Star

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July 22, 2016 7:22 PM

Monument to female Buffalo Soldier is dedicated in Leavenworth

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