Zacata in Westmoreland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Private Tate, Buﬀalo Soldier
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number JT-17.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Buffalo Soldiers marker series.
Location. 38° 7.005′ N, 76° 47.288′ W. Marker is in Zacata, Virginia, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Zacata Road (County Route 645) 2 miles north of Kings Highway (Virginia Route 3), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Zacata VA 22581, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the Old Westmoreland Courthouse (approx. 2.6 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Westmoreland County Confederate Monument (approx. 2.6 miles away); Armstead Tasker Johnson School (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nomini Baptist Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); The War of 1812 / British Landing at Nomini Ferry (approx. 3.4 miles away); Nominy Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Slave Cemetery (approx. 3.5 miles away).
Also see . . . Buffalo Soldier National Museum. History page includes a short video. “These fighting men represented the first Black professional soldiers in a peacetime army. The recruits came from varied backgrounds including former slaves and veterans from service in the Civil War.” (Submitted on September 10, 2009.)
Categories. • African Americans • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.