Fort Davis

Title

Fort Davis

Subject

Texas--Fort Davis
Texas--Fort Davis (Fort)
Texas--Fort Davis National Historic Site
United States. Army. Cavalry Regiment, 10th (1866-1950)
United States. Army. Cavalry, 9th
Historic buildings

Description

A landscape photograph provides a view of old Fort Davis circa 1880 in Fort Davis, TX. The United States Army used Fort Davis as a military post during the Indian Wars from 1854-1891. The 9th and 10th United States Cavalry regiments, more commonly known as the Buffalo Soldiers, were stationed at Fort Davis between 1866 and 1890.

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

ca. 1880

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Identifier

403863
Benjamin Grierson Collection

Original Format

postcard
b&w
1

Physical Dimensions

9 x 14 cm

Citation

“Fort Davis,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed October 18, 2021, http://www.alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/25479.