One Lease Agreement for Charles Young at the “General Sherman” House – Monrovia   Save
One Lease Agreement for Charles Young at the “General Sherman” House – Monrovia Liberia, Africa
Description: One Lease Agreement between Charles Young and A.R. Mills for the “General Sherman” House – Monrovia 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_B01F16_02
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: One Lease Agreement for Charles Young at the “General Sherman” House – Monrovia Liberia, Africa