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American National Biography

Harriet Tubman

Tubman, Harriet (c. 1820-10 Mar. 1913), legendary Underground Railroad conductor, was born Araminta "Minty" Ross in Dorchester County, Maryland, the daughter of Benjamin Ross and Harriet Greene, slaves.

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