Edward Mikkelsen, Jr., is a cavalry officer in the United States Army. He studied history intermittently at the University of Washington from 1994 through 2006. He considers his service in northern Iraq from 2004 to 2005 beside soldiers of the 24th Infantry, descendants of a buffalo soldier regiment, as one of the high points in his military career.
Theophilus G. Steward, African Methodist Episcopal minister, U.S. Army chaplain, and historian, was born April 17, 1843 in Bridgeton, New Jersey. Publicly educated, he entered the ministry in 1864 and immediately sought to “go South.” His wishes were granted in May 1865 and he departed … Read MoreTheophilus Gould Steward (1843-1924)