The Last Buffalo Soldier by Michael S. Nuckols

He returned a hero but became a legend.

After the war, Willis Atkins receives no hero's welcome at his new post in Georgia - until he meets Dolores Williams. A tragic romance and multi-generational saga spanning the 1940s to the 1990s.

First-Sergeant Willis Atkins survived the war in Europe only to encounter violent racism at his new post in rural Georgia. As Truman integrates the Army and the war in Korea ignites, he falls for a defiant and outspoken nurse while managing a ramshackle cadre of black cavalrymen. MORE >

Decades later, as his heart begins to fail, he reflects on those tumultuous years as he struggles to inspire his rebellious grand-daughter and a troubled inner-city boy.

Revised and expanded edition, February 28th 2017

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