Photograph of Col. Charles Young with Unknown Individuals   Save
Photograph of Col. Charles Young with Unknown Individuals
Description: A Photograph of Col. Charles Young with unknown individuals. 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_P3_B01F017
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
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