"Photograph taken at Fort Robinson, Nebraska, of non-commissioned officers from the United States Army's 9th Cavalry Regiment. Standing, left to right: Sgt. James Wilson, I Troop; First Sgt. David Badie, B Troop; Sgt. Thomas Shaw, K Troop; First Sgt. Nathan Fletcher, F Troop. Seated, left to right: Chief Trumpeter Stephen Taylor; Sgt. Edward McKenzie, I Troop; Sgt. Robert Burley, D Troop; Sgt. Zekiel Sykes, B Troop." The 9th Cavalry was formed after the Civil War as a segregated unit of African American soldiers. During the 19th Century, the "Buffalo Soldiers" served primarily in the Western United States. Some companies spent time at Fort Duchesne and Fort Douglas in Northern Utah.