Brown Bag Susie King Taylor: A Legacy of Black Womanhood and Historic Preservation 26 June 2019.Wednesday, 12:00PM - 1:00PM Rebecca Byrd, UNC Charlotte Image entitled /2012/juniper/assets/section37/Brown_Bags//taylor.jpg

Susie King Taylor was not Sojourner Truth or Harriet Tubman. Although she does not have the notoriety of those two women, her story is no less important. As the first African American army nurse who traveled with the First South Carolina Volunteers during the Civil War, an educator for freed people, and founder of the Women’s Relief Corps., Ms. Taylor is truly a remarkable woman. Although she remains in an unmarked grave, a younger historian has been tasked to preserve her legacy into the digital age.