Nation's only female Buffalo Soldier honored with monument in Leavenworth

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 Cent
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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 Cent

Monument to female Buffalo Soldier is dedicated in Leavenworth

July 22, 2016 07:22 PM