Correspondence between Col. Charles Young and son Charles Noel   Save
Correspondence between Col. Charles Young and son Charles Noel
Description: A hand-written letter to Col. Charles Young from son Charles Noel, signed “T.J.C.N. Young.” Col. Charles 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.
Image ID: Page1
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Correspondence between Col. Charles Young and son Charles Noel