Correspondence between Col. Charles Young and a Friend Signed “Loving”   Save
Correspondence between Col. Charles Young and a Friend Signed “Loving”
Description: A type-written Letter to Col. Young from a Friend Signed “Loving,” enquiring about Col. Young’s wellbeing. 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: NAM_MSS21_B01F98
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
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