Correspondence Sent to Charles Noel Young from D.C. Hughes Lt. Col., QMC Memorial   Save
 Correspondence Sent to Charles Noel Young from D.C. Hughes Lt. Col., QMC Memorial Division
Description: Correspondence sent to Charles Noel Young from D.C. Hughes Lt. Col., QMC Memorial Division in regards to the private monument placed at Col. Young’s grave with both his and Ada’s name being inscribed on it. 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_B01F29
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Correspondence Sent to Charles Noel Young from D.C. Hughes Lt. Col., QMC Memorial Division