NEGROES: Colonel Young

Charles Young, the only Negro ever to rise to colonel's rank in the United States Army, will be buried at Arlington Amphitheatre, on May 21. This is the second time in its history that the Amphitheatre will be used for a funeral. Colonel Young graduated from West Point in 1889. He served in Indian campaigns, in the Philippines and as military attaché in Haiti and Liberia. He died at Lagos, Liberia, in January.


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