Post by Diane Merkel on Apr 23, 2007 23:30:59 GMT -5
[Buffalo Soldier] George Hutchinson helped lay roads and telegraph lines, repaired old buildings and put up new ones, and protected stagecoaches and wagon trains from renegade bands of Indians until Apache chief Geronimo surrendered in 1886, she said.
"He also knew [Lt. Col. George Armstrong] Custer, but he didn't speak too kindly of him," Robinson said. Custer's "ego was sky high. He didn't mingle with the rank and file."