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

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Dublin Core

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.

Source

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

Date

ca. 1898

Rights

U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C., 20408, United States

Format

JPEG

Language

English

Type

Documents and Published Materials-Government Document

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

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Paper

Citation

“General Affidavit of Harriet Tubman Davis regarding payment for services rendered during the Civil War,” Harriet Tubman Monuments, accessed December 7, 2022, http://harriettubmanmonuments.slaverymonuments.org/items/show/83.