Documentation concerning the family of William Burrows a former student and soldier   Save
Documentation concerning the family of William Burrows a former student and soldier of Col. Charles Young
Description: Documentation concerning the family of William Burrows a former student and soldier of Col. Charles 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 ability 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: Documentation concerning the family of William Burrows a former student and soldier of Col. Charles Young