The Woods & Wanton Chapter, Inc. is the first registered chapter of the Buffalo Soldiers in the State of Florida. It was named after congressional medal of honor recipients, Sgt. Brent Woods and MSgt. George Wanton.
The Buffalo Soldiers of the 9th and 10th Regiment, a black unit was created after the Civil War.
The soldiers fought in the Spanish American War, assisted with the expansion of the west, and contributed to the Indian War of the Great Plains. Native Americans were impressed with the courage and tenacity of these men and honored them with the name "Buffalo Soldiers".
P. O. Box 76582
Tampa, Florida 33675
Buffalo Soldiers Military Ball
Woods & Wanton Chapter 20th Annual Buffalo Soldiers Military Ball - $70 "Home Grown Heros" Hilton Airport Hotel Westshore 2225 N. Lois Avenue / Tampa, Florida 33607