Correspondence between Ada Young and Ammee’ de Maue in reference to the health and   Save
Correspondence between Ada Young and Ammee’ de Maue in reference to the health and well being of Ammee’ de Maue ailing mother
Description: A hand-written letter to Ada Young from Ammee’ de Maue in reference to the health and well being of Ammee’ de Maue ailing mother. Ada Young was the widow of Col. Charles Young, Col. Young was the first African American to reach the rank of Colonel in the U.S. Army. In 1918, after being forced into retirement, due to health concerns, he rode on horseback from Wilberforce, Ohio to Washington D.C. to prove his physical fitness for duty. View on Ohio Memory.
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Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Correspondence between Ada Young and Ammee’ de Maue in reference to the health and well being of Ammee’ de Maue ailing mother