: This is a hand written documentation of the information on the William Burrows family. Burrows was 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, 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.
: NAM_MSS21_B01F90_2 Subjects
: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922. Places
: The Births and Marriages of the Burrows Family