"The Errand Of Corporal Ross..."

While on a campaign in the Guadalupe Mountains, Corporal John Ross of I Troop, 9th Cavalry was ordered to take a back trail and bring up the supply wagons that lagged behind. Mescalero Apaches were laying in wait for him. After dispensing of his attackers, Corporal Ross completed his errand. This is the official print of the Buffalo Soldier Memorial at Fort Bilss, Texas.