For Race and Country : The Life and Career of Colonel Charles Young
David P. KilroyISBN: 0275980057;
Book DescriptionCharles Young served as the highest-ranking African American officer in the U.S. Army until 1917. During his career, he served on the western frontier, in the Philippines, and in Mexico, and as military attache to both Haiti and Liberia. Young was also an accomplished linguist, a musician and composer, a published author, and an active member of the black intelligentsia. The author presents a history of Young's life, which transcends the fields of military, diplomatic, and African American history.
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