The Great Bicycle Experiment
The Army's Historic Black Bicycle Corps, 1896-97Paperback - 2012
Stationed at Fort Missoula in 1896 was the 25th Infantry, an all-black regiment. From these African American troops, Lt. Moss chose an elite group to form the Bicycle Corps and attempt a historic 2,000-mile journey to St. Louis. In The Great Bicycle Experiment, Kay Moore chronicles this challenging journey, highlighting the hardships and triumphs of these stalwart soldiers as they pedaled and pushed their way across the mountains and plains into history.
Publisher: Missoula, Mont. : Mountain Press Pub. Co., 2012.
Characteristics: viii, 86 p. : ill., map ; 23 cm.