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This simple, unvarnished account recalls the courageous life of one of the most well-known "conductors" on the Underground Railroad. First published in 1869 and privately printed to raise funds for “the Moses of her people,” Sarah Bradford's memorable biography recalls the former slave's grim childhood; her perilous experiences leading slaves into Canada; her efforts during the Civil War as a nurse, cook, and scout for the Union Army; and her post-conflict endeavors to aid and educate former slaves.

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Inspiring story of bravery, perseverance, and self-sacrifice recalls the courageous life of one of the most well-known "conductors" on the Underground Railroad. This memorable biography recalls the former slave's grim childhood, her perilous experiences leading slaves into Canada, her efforts as a nurse, cook, and scout for the Union Army, and more.

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ISBN:
9780486438580
Introduction:
Jones, Butler A.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Introduction by:
Jones, Butler A.
Introduction:
Jones, Butler A.
Author:
Bradford, Sarah
Subject:
General
Subject:
People of Color
Subject:
Historical - U.S.
Subject:
United states
Subject:
United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
cultural heritage
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Tubman, Harriet
Subject:
Biography - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
African American
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 0.38 lb

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Inspiring story of bravery, perseverance, and self-sacrifice recalls the courageous life of one of the most well-known "conductors" on the Underground Railroad. This memorable biography recalls the former slave's grim childhood, her perilous experiences leading slaves into Canada, her efforts as a nurse, cook, and scout for the Union Army, and more.

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