in conjunction with the
Colonel Red Reeder and Lieutenant Henry Ossiper Flipper
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Readings from the works of Colonel Red Reeder
by Colonel James M.. Johnson, PhD, U.S. Army, Retired
Military Historian of the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area
Executive Director of the Hudson River Valley Institute at Marist College
Readings from The Colored Cadet at West Point: Autobiography of Lieutenant Henry Ossiper Flipper U. S. A., First Graduate of Color from the U. S. Military Academy, published in 1878
by Stephen Grove, PhD, USMA Historian, Retired Historian, Center of Oral History, USMA
Plus selections of humorous anecdotes by several West Point authors!
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