Henry Ossian Flipper

Henry Ossian Flipper

Other Service · US Army · Second Lieutenant
Other Service
Conflict Period

Other Service

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Branch

Army

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Unit

10th Cavalry Regiment

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Service End Date

1882

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Rank

Second Lieutenant

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Service Start Date

1877

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Served For

United States of America

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Stories about Henry Ossian Flipper

June 15, 1877

    On June 15, 1877, Henry Ossian Flipper, born into slavery, became the first African American to graduate from the US Military Academy at West Point.

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