Susie King Taylor, born a slave in 1848, would learn to read at secret schools and go on to teach countless others to read and write. Follow the course of the Civil War in her own words as she remembers her work as a nurse and teacher with an Army troop of African-American soldiers.
Memoir of Susie King Taylor: A Civil War Nurse
Saturday, February 17, 2018
Black History Month
In celebration of Black History Month, read about Susie King Taylor's life in her own words. She taught others how to read and worked as a nurse during the Civil War.
Reading level 3-4
Interest level 3-6