GSAAC Buffalo Soldiers

Greater Southern Arizona Area Chapter

Fiddler’s Green

When a cavalryman dies, he begins a long march to his ultimate destination. About half-way along the road he enters a broad meadow dotted with trees and crossed by many streams, known as “Fiddler’s Green”.
As he crosses The Green he finds an old canteen, a single spur, and a carbine sling. Continuing on the road he comes to a field camp where he finds all troopers who have gone before him, with their campfires, tents and picket lines neatly laid out.
All other branches of the military must continue to march without pause. Cavalrymen though are authorized to dismount, unsaddle and stay in Fiddler’s Green…their canteens ever full…the grass always green, and enjoy the companionship and reminisce with old friends.

We Honor Those Resting In Fiddler’s Green

Trooper G. Leon Richardson (December 13, 2013) – GSAAC Secretary January 2009 – December 2013
Trooper Anna Tuner-Jolivet (January 21, 2014) – Honorary Member, long-time supporter and spouse of deceased past-Historian

Reginald Larry Commodore (June 6, 2014) – Long time member of the GSAAC

Trooper Arthur Williams (August 20, 2014) – A dedicated member of our Chapter


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