Harriet tubman

life story

harriet tubman life before the war.

As a young girl she started work in the fields , and in this workplace is almost killed.

The overseer chased the young slave who escaped and Harriet blocked the path of the overseer.

To get her out of his way, the overseer threw a weight on her head which Crack her skull.Around the year 1844, she married John Tubman, a free black man.


When she escaped from Maryland, he chose not to join her.

Harriet Tubman life during the Civil War

Harriet Tubman worked as a spy , cruiser and nurse for the Union Army during the Civil War in the United States.


She was the first American woman who planned and led a military operation combai ferry RAID in June 1863.


In this raid that freed 750 slaves.

harriet tubman life after the war.

After the war, Tubman was active for the rights of black women in the United States.


She has published short description of her life in 1869 as " images from the life of Harriet Tubman ."

In the same year she married Hanson Davis , another soldier whom she met during the war .Harriet was surrounded by friends and family who chose to sit down after the Civil War .

For many years,Harriet raised funds to build the African American home sick and elderly.The House was built on land she bought in 1896, near her home in Oberon.

March 10, 1913 Harriet Tubman died at the age of 93. She was buried with full military honors.

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