What's New At the Memorial
Unit Flags Raising, Friday, February 25, 2022, 10 a.m.
The 9th Cavalry Regiment
Motto: We Can, We Will
The 9th Cavalry was organized at Greenville, LA in September 1866 under the command of Colonel Edward Hatch. The 9th Cavalry came to Fort Huachuca in 1898 and rotated in and out of the fort until 1900. The 9th Cavalry participated in the Spanish-American War, the Philippine-American War and the Punitive Expedition of 1916.
The 10th Cavalry Regiment
Motto: Ready and Forward
The 10th Cavalry was organized at Fort Leavenworth, KS in September 1866, under the command of Colonel Benjamin Grierson. The 10th Cavalry arrived in Arizona in the mid-1880s and was the first black unit assigned to the state. The 10th Cavalry participated in the Spanish-American War, Philippine-American War and Punitive Expedition of 1916.
The 24th Infantry Regiment
Motto: Semper Paratus (Always Prepared)
The 24th was organized at Fort McKavett, TX in November 1869 under the command of Colonel Ranald Mackenzie. The 24th was the first black regiment assigned to Fort Huachuca in 1892. In 1893 the entire regiment garrisoned at the fort until 1896. The 24th participated in the Spanish-American War and the Punitive Expedition of 1916.
The 25th Infantry Regiment
The 25th was organized at Jackson Barracks, LA in April 1869 under the command of Colonel Joseph A. Mower. Companies of the 25th took up residence at Fort Huachuca in 1898, after returning from the Spanish-American War in Cuba. The regiment remained there until the end of April 1899. The 25th Infantry participated in the Philippine-American War.