Who is Susie King Taylor?
Updated: Jun 6, 2019
Susie King Taylor was born into slavery in 1848 and lived in Savannah, GA. She was the first African American to teach openly in a school for the formerly slaved in Georgia. She served as a nurse during the Civil War was the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her wartime experiences. You can read more about her at Georgia Encyclopedia.
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