Buffalo Soldier Private Cathay Williams

Buffalo Soldier Private Cathay Williams

Buffalo Soldier Private Cathay Williams

Buffalo Soldier Cathay Williams and the Civil War

Cathay was a pillar of strength being the first known African American woman to enlist in the Civil War of the United States Army. When Congress passed an act authorizing the establishment of the first all Black units of the military, later to become known as “Buffalo Soldiers,” Cathay Williams, a former slave, joined the Army. At that time, women were not allowed to serve as soldiers so, Cathay posed as a man, calling herself William Cathay. In 1861 the Civil War was raging on and this brave woman Buffalo Soldier was in the middle of it fighting alone side some of the bravest and fiercest soldiers to take the battle field…

Vincent Keele Fine Art Studio

Gallery Enclosed Back Side

Product Description:

Medium: Oil on Canvas

Year: Winter 2015

Unframed Size: 18 x 24 -The Painting is Ready to be Hung

Canvas Edges: Signature Orange Gallery Wrapped

Canvas Type: Cotton

Documentation: Archivable Certificate of Authenticity

Signature: Signed on Front in Lower Left Corner, Orange Finger Print, Title, Date, and Signature on the Back of the Canvas that matches Certificate of Authenticity

Original Painting: AvailableBack To Gallery


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