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(01-11-2020 01:38 AM)AussieMick Wrote:  Law was given command of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (made of volunteers from the US). He was the first ever black man to have command of white troops.

That's not quite true. During the 1916-17 Mexican expedition, Maj./Lt. Col. Charles Young had some white soldiers under his command. When it looked like the U.S. would soon enter World War I, Gen. Pershing put Lt. Col. Young on his list of best performing officers during the expedition deserving of a brigade command. However, a white officer who served under Young in Mexico wrote to his senator in Mississippi complaining about serving under a "colored commander". The senator then complained to Pres. Wilson who basically had Young's career ended because his segregationist policies couldn't abide by that.

Here's a really good article about Col. Young which appeared in Military History Magazine in 2013 that I would highly recommend reading:

https://www.militarytimes.com/military-h...k-colonel/

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