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Reuben Waller

(1840-1945)

  • Born in slavery in Kentucky
  • Servant for slave owner who was a Confederate general during the Civil War
  • Saw 29 battles during the Civil War
  • Enlisted in 10th U.S. Cavalry of "Buffalo Soldiers" at Fort Leavenworth in 1867
  • Spent remaining life in El Dorado

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