: Correspondence Sent to Mr. Justice from Dr. Fred Bach, Director of School of Music, and Wittenberg College recommending that Marie Young is an excellent candidate for a position in the school systems. Marie’s father, 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.
: NAM_MSS21_B01F58 Subjects
: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922. Places
: Correspondence Sent to Mr. Justice from Dr. Fred Bach, Director of School of Music, Wittenberg College