: A hand-written letter from M. Faulkner in Monrovia, Liberia to Ada Young in reference to the death 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.
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: Correspondence between Ada Young and M. Faulkner in Monrovia, Liberia in reference to the death of Col. Charles Young