Newspaper Clipping on Maj. Young in Mexico – “Major Young May Be Among Those   Save
Newspaper Clipping on Maj. Young in Mexico – “Major Young May Be Among Those Slain”
Description: Newspaper clipping fearing Maj. Charles Young may have been among those ambushed at the Mexican border. 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_B01F69
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
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