Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman    1822 – 1913

Harriet Tubman was known as the “Moses of her people”. After escaping slavery, she helped others gain their freedom as a “conductor” of the Underground Railroad. Tubman also served as a scout, spy, guerrilla soldier, and nurse for the Union Army during the Civil War. She lead a Civil War raid that freed over 700 slaves.

Some informative links:

Wikipedia: Harriet Tubman

Women’s History: Harriet Tubman