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Photographer: William Fischer, Jr.
Caption: Colonel Charles Young Marker
Additional Description: Presumably Colonel Charles Young (1864-1922), who served as a major in the 9th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (an all-black National Guard Unit) during the Spanish-American War and was Professor of Military Science and Tactics at Wilberforce University, an African-American college in Ohio. To learn more about his fascinating life, see http://www.nps.gov/archive/prsf/history/bios/charles_young.htm and
Submitted: October 16, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Database Locator Identification Number: p40066
File Size: 0.243 Megabytes
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