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Colonel C. S. L. A. Taylor led the Charlotte Light Infantry, a black military company, which was called into active service to fight in the Spanish-American War. From: Colored Charlotte, courtesy of QUEENS COLLEGE LIBRARY.
Right: Brothers Theodore, left, and Newton Hendry served together in World War I.
THEODORA HENDRY WASHINGTON.
An African American Album: The Black Experience In Charlotte And Mecklenburg County. Charlotte, N.C. : Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, c1992.