After nearly three-quarters of a century, Cpl. Isaiah Mays, a member of a legendary Black fighting unit and Medal of Honor recipient, can rest with dignity.
On Friday, a group of African-American veterans, U.S. Army soldiers and those who traveled by motorcycle from faraway places like Arizona and California, paid their respects as the brave Buffalo Soldier received a long-overdue hero’s burial at Arlington National Cemetery.
Born a slave in Virginia in 1858, Mays headed West at an early age and joined the famed Buffalo Soldiers and fought in the frontier Indian Wars. In 1889, he was deployed to guard
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