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    Susie King Taylor's memoirs are the only known published recollection of the experiences of an African American nurse during the Civil War. In a letter to Taylor, reproduced in her book, Lt. Colonel Trowbridge, commander of the regiment, praises her "unselfish devotion and service through more than three long years of war in which the 33d Regiment bore a conspicuous part in the great conflict for human liberty and the restoration of the Union."

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    • Julie Davis

      Sally: Unknown Photographer. Susie King Taylor's memoirs are the only known published recollection of the experiences of an African American nurse during the Civil War.

    • GailMountainConsults Personal Leadership Coach: It Is What It Is ~ Now What?

      Susie King Taylor's memoirs are the only known published recollection of the experiences of an African American nurse during the Civil War. #PersonalLeadership #Women (FB'd)

    • Carolyn Smith

      Susie King Taylor's memoirs are the only known published recollection of the experiences of an African American nurse during the Civil War. In a letter to Taylor, reproduced in her book, Lt. Colonel Trowbridge, commander of the regiment, praises her "unselfish devotion and service through more than three long years of war in which the 33d Regiment bore a conspicuous part in the great conflict for human liberty and the restoration of the Union."

    • Caroline

      As a young slave girl, Susie King Taylor secretly learned to read and write. Her skills proved invaluable to the Union Army as they began to form regiments of African American soldiers. Hired by the 1st South Carolina Colored Volunteers as a laundress in 1862, her primary roles were to nurse to wounded soldiers and to teach those who could not read or write. Taylor served for more than three years, working alongside her husband, Edward King, a sergeant in the regiment. Photo: Susie King Taylor

    • Gorg Sciberras

      young slave girl, Susie King Taylor

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