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Henry O. Flipper (African-American Soldiers)

by Pfeifer

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by 21st Century .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Soldiers,
  • Flipper, Henry Ossian,,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Military Science,
  • Juvenile Multicultural Studies,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • Biography & Autobiography - People of Color,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Biography & Autobiography - General,
  • Flipper, Henry Ossian,
  • Non-Classifiable,
  • Army,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • 1856-1940,
  • African American soldiers,
  • Biography

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7931745M
    ISBN 100805023518
    ISBN 109780805023510
    OCLC/WorldCa28184046

    1Henry O. Flipper, The Colored Cadet at West Point: Autobiography of Lt. Henry O. Flipper (New York: Homer Lee, ), p. 2Miscellaneous Records, Book 4, p. ; Book 6, p. , Santa Cruz County Recorder's Office [SCCRO], Nogales. Jesse Grant's house still stands on Crawford Street. Henry O. Flipper's military career ended with court-martial in and dismissal from the U.S. Army in Flipper remained in the Southwest and northern Mexico as a civilian. From to he earned distinction as the nation's first African American civil and mining engineer.

    Flipper also authored two books of law, Mexico Laws, Statutes () and Venezuela Laws, Statutes (). Henry O. Flipper died in Atlanta of a heart attack on May 3, Throughout his adult life, Flipper tried to clear his name from the court-martial and efforts continued after his death.   FORT SILL, Okla. (Jan. 24, ) -- The man behind "Flipper's Ditch" is the stuff of legend around Fort Henry Ossian Flipper entered the .

    Henry O. Flipper, First African American Graduate of West Point. A biogragrphy with photos. Links to photos of Buffalo Soldiers, their legendary Native American foes, biographies, battles, and more. Henry Ossian Flipper: West Point’s First Black Graduate, by Jane Eppinga, Wild Horse Press, Fort Worth, Texas, , $ Of all the buffalo soldiers who served with the 10th U.S. Cavalry (Colored) in the West, Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper was unique in having already been a pioneer back East—as the first black graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point in the face of.


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Henry O. Flipper (African-American Soldiers) by Pfeifer Download PDF EPUB FB2

An edited version, titled 'Negro-Frontiersman, the Western Memoirs of Henry O. Flipper,' by Theodore D. Harris, was later published in It chronicled his life as a civilian in Texas and Arizona.

While serving at the 'Department of Justice' inFlipper wrote 'Spanish and Mexican Land Laws: New Spain and Mexico.'. Henry O. Flipper was posthumously vindicated, his discharge changed to honorable, and his body reburied with military honors. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(7). Enlarge Photograph of Lt. Henry O. Flipper Photo by Kennedy, ca. Center for Legislative Archives, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives National Archives and Records Administration Born into slavery in Thomasville, Georgia, on MaHenry Ossian Flipper was appointed to the U.S.

Military Academy at West Point, New York, in   Henry O. Flipper his return to El Paso, Texas, Flipper supplied information on internal Mexican affairs to the U.S. Senate during the Mexican Revolution (). In he wrote his memoirs, which were first published posthumously in under the title Negro Frontiersman: The Western Memoirs of Henry O.

Flipper. Much of what Flipper wrote after his dismissal from the Army has been collected in the anthology Black Frontiersman: The Memoirs of Henry O.

Flipper, First Black Graduate of West Point (). But Flipper would probably have found his greatest satisfaction when a book he wrote in was finally published in It was the story of his life, The Negro Frontiersman: The Western Memoirs of Henry O.

Flipper. Flipper was also a writer, and among his published works was The Colored Cadet at West Point (). One of his books was released posthumously and is titled, Negro Frontiersman: The Western Memoirs of Henry O.

Flipper (). Flipper died on 26th April Legacy. A petition was filed inand the discharge was changed. Henry Ossian Flipper was born in Thomasville, Georgia, on Mainto slavery and spent his formative years in Georgia.

Following the Civil War, he attended the American Missionary Association Schools in his home state. In Flipper was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy, and in he became the first African-American to. During his lifetime Lt.

Flipper had several books published including The Colored Cadet at West Point, Black Frontiersman: The Memoirs of Henry O. Flipper, first Black Graduate of West Point, his translation of Mexican Land Laws: New Spain and Mexico and his transalation of Venezuela’s Law on Hydrocarbons and other Combustible Minerals.

WEST POINT, N.Y. -- InHenry O. Flipper became the first African-American cadet to graduate from the U.S Military Academy. He was not the first admitted to West Point, but he was the first. West Point Cadet Henry O. Flipper. FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN GRADUATE OF WEST POINT.

On Febru President William J. Clinton posthumously pardoned Second Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper. The event came 59 years after his death and years after the young lieutenant had been dismissed from the United States Army.

Black Frontiersman is Flipper's autobiographical account of his service with the Tenth U.S. Cavalry in Texas and Oklahoma and his years as a civilian that followed - one of only a handful of such accounts by a black American.4/5.

The Colored Cadet at West Point: Autobiography of Lieutenant Henry Ossian Flipper, U. A., First Graduate of Color from the U.

Military Academy (Blacks in the American West Series). Moving on, Flipper remained in the southwest, validating Spanish and Mexican land grants in the U.S. and translating the mining laws of Mexico into English. After the Spanish American War, he worked for the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Henry Flipper retired to Atlanta and died in Reference: The World Book Encyclopedia. I gave this book five stars despite its apparent lack of proofreading, because it is so thorough, which makes it most suitable for an older audience.

Handsome, brilliant, and determined--even in old age--Henry Ossian Flipper's life was filled with frustration and disappointment.5/5(1).

Henry O. Flipper. [Kathryn Browne Pfeifer] -- Examines the life of the first African American graduate of West Point, including his dishonorable discharge from the Army which was reversed nearly years later.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Flipper was featured in the award-winning book “West Point Leadership: Profiles of Courage” (co-authors Dan Rice and LTC John Vigna) and his story is a source of inspiration to all Americans: Henry O.

Flipper is now a celebrated icon at West Point as the first African-American graduate. Premiering at Baltimore’s prestigious Enoch Pratt Free Library during African American History Month inthe play dramatizes Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper’s court-martial and draws audiences into the controversy about whether Flipper was treated fairly before, during, and after the trial.

Henry Ossian Flipper became the first African American to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, in He also served as the first African-American commissioned officer in the regular U.S.

Army. Born as a slave in Georgia, Flipper rose to the rank of lieutenant in the Army while facing racial prejudice. His commanding officer accused him of embezzling funds inand.

Enjoy the best O. Henry Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by O. Henry, American Writer, Born Septem Share with your friends. Black Frontiersman is Flipper's autobiographical account of his service with the Tenth U.S.

Cavalry in Texas and Oklahoma and his years as a civilian that followed - one of only a handful of such accounts by a black American.

Although Flipper's years on the western frontier have been well documented by historians, this revised and updated volume of Theodore D. Harris' Negro Frontiersman.Henry O.

Flipper wrote Black Frontiersman, which can be purchased at a lower price at Henry O. Flipper – U.S. Army officer, engineer, translator, writer.

At a Glance Unjust Accusations Ended Army Career. Finally Cleared of All Charges in Selected writings. Sources. Henry O. Flipper was a quiet hero who led a proud and exemplary life .