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Charles Young 
African-American graduate of West Point
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Date of birth12 March 1864
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Date of death8 January 1922
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  • Spingarn Medal (1916)
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Charles Young (March 12, 1864 - January 8, 1922) was the third African-American graduate of West Point, the first black U.S. national park superintendent, first black military attaché, first black to achieve the rank of colonel, and highest-ranking black officer in the United States Army until his death in 1922.