Correspondence to Treasurer of the U.S. from Maj. Young Following Relief of Duty as   Save
Correspondence to Treasurer of the U.S. from Maj. Young Following Relief of Duty as Military Attaché
Description: Correspondence between the Treasurer of the U.S. from Maj. Young Following Relief of Duty as Military Attaché concerning of the 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_B01F13
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Correspondence to Treasurer of the U.S. from Maj. Young Following Relief of Duty as Military Attaché