Charles Young’s Treasury Draft Reports – Monrovia, Liberia   Save
Charles Young’s Treasury Draft Reports – Monrovia, Liberia
Description: Charles Young’s treasury draft report – 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.
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Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Charles Young’s Treasury Draft Reports – Monrovia, Liberia