Correspondence between “Kikik” Young and her cousin Hibbs   Save
Correspondence between “Kikik” Young and her cousin Hibbs
Description: A postcard from the “Comique Series” sent from “Kikik” Young to her little cousin Nibbs. After the death of her father, Col. Charles Young, 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 “Kikik” Young and her cousin Hibbs