Photograph of a Liberian King and his court in a village in Liberia, Africa   Save
Photograph of a Liberian King and his court in a village in Liberia, Africa
Description: Photograph of a Liberian King and his court in a village in 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.
Image ID: NAM_P3_B02F07_X
Subjects: African American soldiers; African American men; African American women; Horses; Young, Charles, 1864-1922.
Places: Photograph of a Liberian King and his court in a village in Liberia, Africa