abolitionist biography

She spent three years teaching on southern plantations before the Civil War and was horrified at what she saw. During the war, she worked with the Sanitary Commission and visited many hospitals and soldiers.

Anyone questioning the veracity of Uncle Tom’s Cabin need only read Mary Livermore. Her remarkable life was one dedicated to the advancement of African-Americans and women, and she worked with all the prominent feminists of her day.

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