Story of Slavery, Women in the War

Black History Month 2022 – Recommended Reading

In honor of Black History Month, I wanted to take a moment to recommend some books that give special focus to black women during the Antebellum and Civil War eras. While this isn't a complete list - and I highly suggest that readers take a moment to find more resources beyond what I mention -… Continue reading Black History Month 2022 – Recommended Reading

Story of Slavery, Women in the War

A Black Woman’s Civil War Memoir – Susie King Taylor

I’m a little late to the party for Black History Month, but better late than never. I had seen this picture many times before in my travels and studies of the Civil War, but it wasn’t until recently that I became aware of this woman’s story and struggle. Susie King Taylor, born Susie Ann Baker… Continue reading A Black Woman’s Civil War Memoir – Susie King Taylor