General Affidavit of Harriet Tubman Davis regarding payment for services rendered during the Civil War

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Title

General Affidavit of Harriet Tubman Davis regarding payment for services rendered during the Civil War

Subject

Subject (Name)
Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Description

Although Tubman received a pension as the widow of Union Army veteran Nelson Davis who had served as a private in the Eight United States Colored Infantry, she did not receive a pension for her own work for the Union Army. Tubman petitioned Congress to receive a pension for her own service and submitted an affidavit outlining her war-time responsibilities.

Creator

Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913

Source

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Date

1898

Rights

National Archives, Washington, D.C.

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Identifier

National Archives Identifier: 306573

Bibliographic Citation

National Archives. Claim of Harriet Tubman. Accessed 30 Nov. 2018. https://www.archives.gov/legislative/features/claim-of-harriet-tubman.

Rights Holder

Renée Ater

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Original Format

Paper

Citation

Tubman, Harriet, 1822-1913, “General Affidavit of Harriet Tubman Davis regarding payment for services rendered during the Civil War,” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed June 12, 2021, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/83.

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