Correspondence between the War Department and Maj. Young while in Monrovia, Liberia   Save
Correspondence between the War Department and Maj. Young while in Monrovia, Liberia
Description: Correspondence between the War Department and Maj. Charles Young while in Monrovia, Liberia concerning transferring of funds. 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_B01F04_05
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Correspondence between the War Department and Maj. Young while in Monrovia, Liberia