Correspondence between Ada Young from Aunt Loulouze in Paris   Save
Correspondence between Ada Young from Aunt Loulouze in Paris
Description: A hand-written letter to Ada Young from Aunt Loulouze in Paris, which was accompanied by a letter from Kikik in regards to her well being. Ada Young the widow of Col. Charles Young became 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.
Image ID: Page1
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Correspondence between Ada Young from Aunt Loulouze in Paris