One might think it would be easy to determine which soldiers served with the Cavalry Detachment at West Point, but the Army did not keep records of those serving in the active-duty units at West Point, regardless of their time or race. The Cavalry Detachment officers were members of the West Point faculty and are documented in West Point yearbooks, but sources that identify the enlisted men are few and far between.
George: I spent some time looking in to Vernon Love but did not find much. His birth date is shown as 4/19/04 and 5/19/04. The 1910 census shows he lived with his parents, Arthur and Beulah, and several sibs in a boarding house in Yakima. His parents divorced in 1910, she remarried and had He was a private in the Army from 8/28/26 to 11/2/26, but his census info shows him as White. The US Military Academy Cavalry Detachment was all Black during that time, so I'm not sure what it going on. Those are the only records I found for him other than the findagrave you provided. Ancestry.com has more info on his mother. I've checked newspapers.com and did not find anything that is clearly him, so I'm not sure where else to look.
While searching my grand-daughter's family, I came across Vernon Love 1904 Yakima county, WA - 1957 burial in Beverly, NJ. The Find-A-Grave page has a photo of his gravestone shows "Virginia, Pvt USMA Det Cavalry." A google search brought me to your information. I have no further information about him except that his mother is listed as Beulah M (Holland) Joslin 1886-1970.
My questions are, can you verify the connection and provide any additional information or photos?
The link to the gravestone is: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/119233037/vernon-love
Thank you in advance,