Sgt. George Jordan and The Battle of Tularosa of 1880

The 9th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, led by Colonel Edward Hatch, were pitted against Victorio and his Apache warriors in May 1880. The battle saw the more straightforward U.S. military tactics of Hatch against the guerrilla tactics of Victorio—who also had the terrain advantage and was riding on momentum from the Alma Massacre weeks earlier. For some time the Buffalo Soldiers […]

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