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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day from the JMC! While many of us are enjoying a long weekend, let us not forget the purpose of this national holiday – remembering and honoring our […]

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On August 6, 1848, Susie King Taylor, a nurse, educator, and author, and the first and only black woman to publish her recollections of the Civil War, was born in Liberty County, Georgia

On August 6, 1848, Susie King Taylor, a nurse, educator, and author, and the first and only black woman to publish her recollections of the Civil War, was born in Liberty County, Georgia. Taylor’s book, Reminiscences of My Life in Camp, vividly described her experiences teaching and nursing the 33rd U.S. Colored Infantry during the […]

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Harriet Tubman Day

On this day in 1913, American abolitionist and leading conductor in the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman died in Auburn, New York. An escaped slave herself, Tubman took great personal risks […]

Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day from the JMC! While many of us are enjoying a long weekend, let us not forget the purpose of this national holiday – remembering and honoring our […]

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Harriet Tubman Day

On this day in 1913, American abolitionist and leading conductor in the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman died in Auburn, New York. An escaped slave herself, Tubman took great personal risks […]

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Happy Memorial Day!

Happy Memorial Day from the JMC! While many of us are enjoying a long weekend, let us not forget the purpose of this national holiday – remembering and honoring our […]

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Harriet Tubman Day

On this day in 1913, American abolitionist and leading conductor in the Underground Railroad Harriet Tubman died in Auburn, New York. An escaped slave herself, Tubman took great personal risks […]