Find information about the first African-American graduate of West Point.
Handbook of Texas: Flipper, Henry Ossian
The University of Texas details Lt Flipper's military service and civilian work after his discharge from the Army.
Henry O. Flipper - Murphy's Law - USMA
Captain Patrick Murphy of the US Military Academy tells the story of the Henry Ossian Flipper Memorial, an annual award that West Point presents.
Henry Ossian Flipper, 1856-1940
Autobiography of the first graduate of color from West Point, the U. S. Military Academy. Full text of 1878 book online. Includes links to Documenting the American South.
US Army - Lt Henry Ossian Flipper
The US Army overviews the life and achievements of West Point's first colored graduate. It explains his court-martial and subsequent action to right that injustice.
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