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HARRIET TUBMAN - In Search of Back Pay....
In Search of Back Pay for Heroine of Civil War
(EXCERPT) By MICHAEL SLACKMAN
Harriet Tubman earned her spot in American history. Born into slavery, she freed herself, then helped free hundreds of others through the Underground Railroad.
But even though she served in the Civil War as a spy and a scout in the Union Army, neither she nor her descendants ever received a military pension for her service.
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