African American troops, Company B, Twenty-Fifth Infantry Regiment, at Fort Snelling.

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Titles African American troops, Company B, Twenty-Fifth Infantry Regiment, at Fort Snelling. (Supplied Title)
Quantity 1 photoprint
Format Content Category: photographs
Format: photoprint
Colorization: black and white
Physical Support: paper
Measurements 8 x 10 inches
Subjects United States, Army, Infantry, 25th
Fort Snelling Reservation. Fort Snelling, 1820-Restoration. Military units and activities, 1820-1946.
African Americans in Minnesota.
Places Subject: Fort Snelling, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Content: Approximately 1883
Holding Type Photographs
Identifiers MH5.9 F1.7 p4 (Locator Number)
YR1942.6951 (Accession Number)
6443 (Negative Number)

User Comments

  • Daniel Ramos on May 24, 2018 07:45:24 PM
    Hello. May I use this photograph in a book I have written about minorities in military history, chapter on Buffalo Soldiers? Thank you.
  • Photo and Art Database Admin on May 31, 2018 10:02:11 AM
    Thank you for your interest, in clicking the Buy button you will be directed to a form where you can indicate if you would like a copy of the image or simply Use Only where you can describe your type of use. Please contact with any further questions.
  • DeAnna on December 11, 2019 02:58:08 PM
    Do you happen to have names of any of these soldiers?
  • Photo and Art Database Admin on December 16, 2019 12:27:50 PM
    Thank you for your comment. Unfortunately, the image itself does not provide any identification of the individuals.
  • DARREL NASH on February 28, 2022 02:06:48 AM
  • Photo and Art Database Admin on February 28, 2022 10:00:55 AM
    Thank you for your interest, in clicking the buy button below the image you can follow the steps to make the purchase online. Please visit the Gale Family Library's guide on photographs for more details on ordering as well as contact information:
  • Mike Higgins on December 22, 2022 10:34:06 AM
    Wondering if an labeling of the soldiers is known to be associated with this photo. I’m researching, among others, a soldier named Mingo Sanders who I believe might be in this photo.

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