What's it like to be a Buffalo Solder in 1870s at Fort Davis?
|Soldiers practiced battle formations and marching. |
New recruits learned more basic skills.
Says a soldier: "All right men looking better – you were all in step - you might just make soldiers yet."
11:00 a.m. Recall from Drill
Morning work parties ceased at the sound of this call.
Says a soldier: "Finally, a break from all that wood choppin’ –
where’s that water barrel – I’m going to find me some shade
Click here to see and hear a typical morning's work at the Fort,
Marfa has a new Visitor Center in the restored WWII - era
U.S.O Building! Come on in and say "hello" and pick up travel
advice and brochures. Located on Hwy 67 just south of the
blinking light at Hwy 90 in the center of Marfa! www.visitmarfa.com/
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