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Hand-written Check Registry for Col. Young’s Activities as Acting Quartermaster in Liberia, Africa
Description: Hand-written Check Registry for Col. Young’s Activities as Acting Quartermaster in Liberia, Africa. 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_B01F19
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Hand-written Check Registry for Col. Young’s Activities as Acting Quartermaster in Liberia, Africa