Tubman returns to Maryland to rescue her niece

Harriet Tubman traveled to Baltimore to rescue her niece, Kessiah Bowley, who was to be sold and separated from her family. She safely escorted Kessiah, her father John Bowley, and Kessiah's children from Baltimore to Philadelphia. (By James Chapnick)
Source Citation
Kate Clifford Larson, Bound for the Promised Land: Harriet Tubman: Portrait of an American Hero (New York: Ballantine Books, 2004), 89-90.
Date Certainty
Exact
Type
Personal
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