Activities of the Baltimore Chapter

Recently the local chapter has been recognized by the State of Maryland

February 28, 1998 is African-American Patriots Day in Maryland.
February 20, 1999 is proclaimed Buffalo Soldier Day in Maryland


Inez Lee, center, holds a proclamation from the governor declaring Feb. 20 as Buffalo Soldier Day. Baltimore Delagate Clarence 'Tiger' Davis, D-45th, left, presented the proclamation on behalf of the governor at St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Reisterstown. On the right is St. Luke's pastor Roosevelt Oliver. Lee is the niece of Augustus Walley, a Reisterstown resident who was a Buffalo Soldier and Army Medal of Honor recipient.

Updated Activities For 2016

Monday,January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Parade Baltimore City,Maryland Contact: Trooper Anderson 410-569-1838
Saturday,February 13 Lexington Market Baltimore City 400 Lexington Street Contact: Ms.Darlene 410-685-6169
Saturday,February 20, 4pm-7pm Buffalo Soldiers Banquet Morgan State University Contact: Ticketed Event Trooper Stokes 410-466-9348
Saturday February 27, 11am -12noon Patriot Day War Memorial Building 01 North Gay Street Baltimore City Contact:
Saturda,April 09,10am-6pm Black Memorabilia and Collectable show Montgomery County Fairgrounds I-270 to Exit 11(fairgrounds) Contact: Mr. lindsey Johnson 301-649-1915
Saturday,April 23 10am-6pm Maryland Veteran Memorial Museum 11000 Crain Highway Newburg,MD Contact: DC Chapter cvbuckeye@aol.com
Sunday May 15 10am-6pm Plummer Celebration (Henry Vinton Plummler) 4811 Riverdale Road Riverdale Park MD,20737 Contact:Samantha Ferris 301-927-3498
Monday May 30 Memorial Day Celebration Kings Memorial Park 8710 Dogwood Road Baltimore County Contact:Trooper Pratt 410-551-0067
Monday,July 4th 10:30 Start Time Towson 4th of July Parade Towson,MD Contact:Trooper Pratt 410-551-0067
Saturday,September 16 10a-5pm African-American Heritage Festival Towson,MD Contact:Louis Diggs 410-2566-5259
Friday,November 11 Veterans Day Parade Baltimore City, Maryland Contact: Starting Point Washington Monument Baltimore City
Sunday,December 10 Mayors Christmas Parade Poly-Western High School Falls Rd & W.Coldspring Ln Contact: Trooper Pratt 410-551-0067

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The Baltimore Chapter of the 9th & 10th Horse Cavalry Association, Buffalo Soldier's would like to say Thank You for allowing us to broaden and deepen the awareness of the Buffalo Soldier during the Westward experience after the Civil War. Again, Thank You.......

This is not just AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY but AMERICAN HISTORY. Our Buffalo Soldier Re-enactors exhibit tells of African-American Military and Western Frontier History from 1866 after the Civil War thru 1898 the Spanish-American War. Our members also tell of real life stories of their memories from WWII ( 761st Tank and 92nd Infantry) and the Korean War. This is done by lectures, presentations of picture displays, video tape, and cavalry memorabilia.

Members will visit your schools, churches, and community centers to talk about this forgotten piece of HISTORY............

Untill Then, Try our Quiz Questions at end of page


Augustus Walley Recognized

Augustus Walley, who is buried in the cemetery of St. Luke's United Methodist Church in Reisterstown, Maryland. He died in early 1900s in Baltimore City after serving more than thirty years in the military, beginning in the late 1800s. In the 1800s, while assigned to the 9th Cavalry Regiment on the Western Frontier, Augustus Walley was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for saving one of his fellow Buffalo Soldiers while the unit was under attack by the Native Indians. This recognition was not noted on his tombstone. In the early 1990s, Houston D. Wedlock, in his research for former Buffalo Soldiers, discovered this serious ommision, and in 1995, he and John Craig made elaborate arrangements to have this fallen, neglected hero recognized. With all the glitter of the news media, Augustus Walley was formally recognized for his award of the Congressional Medal of Honor at lengthy ceremonies in the Bond Avenue area of Reisterstown, Maryland. Present at the activities were his niece, 90 year old, Mrs. Inez Lee, and a great-niece, Betty Stokes. The entire story on Augustus Walley has been written in a historical book on Bond Avenue, by Louis S. Diggs, a charter member of the Chapter. A title for his book has not yet been established. His book will be published in late 1996. Please continue to monitor this web page for the date of the publication of Trooper Diggs' book and the title of it.



Quiz Question!

Which Famous artist traveled with the Buffalo Soldiers regiment's.

Last Week's Answer!
Which Regiment first received the name Buffalo Soldiers?

The 10th Cavalry regiment was the first, to be given the name buffalo Soldiers.