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Dr. Mary Edwards Walker, Civil War surgeon, POW and Medal of Honor recipient.
Harriet Tubman (born Araminta Harriet Ross; 1820 – March 10, 1913) was an African-American abolitionist, #humanitarian, and Union #spy during the American Civil #War. After escaping from slavery, into which she was born, she made thirteen missions to rescue more than 70 slaves using the network of #antislavery activists and safe houses known as the Underground Railroad. She later helped John Brown recruit men for his raid on Harpers Ferry, and in the post-war era struggled for #women's suffrage.
Dead set legend: Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 - February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is one of only eight civilians, and the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor.