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Photograph Of Ellen Kempton - A Woman With Dark Hair Pulled Back And A Dark Dress. She Has One Arm Resting On A Table.

Ellen Kempton

New Bedford’s Ellen Kempton (1840-1865) lost her life while in South Carolina to educate and assist formerly enslaved people.

Martha Bush Gray

Known as the “Mother of the 54th,” Martha Bush Gray was an African American Civil War nurse who served the troops of the 54th and 55th Massachusetts Regiments in the South.
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