Harriet Tubman led U.S. Troops in Mission to Free Over 700 Slaves

0 Posted by - June 1, 2016 - BLACK WOMEN, LATEST POSTS, Looking Black On Today

Looking Black on Today, Harriet Tubman, abolitionist, author, and engineer of the Underground Railroad, led Union Army guerillas into South Carolina and freed over 700 slaves during a midnight raid in 1863. Harriet Tubman was the first woman in U.S. history to command an armed military expedition.

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