: A hand-written letter from Mary Cobb to Ada Young in regards to a promised hand made handkerchief. Col. Charles Young, the husband of Ada 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.
: CorrespondencebetweenMaryCobbtoAdaYoung,inregardstoapromisedhandmadehandkerchief Subjects
: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922. Places
: Correspondence between Mary Cobb to Ada Young, in regards to a promised hand made handkerchief