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The Drum Corps of Michigan Regiment

Emily (A Black Women)–19 years old posed as a boy and joined The Drum Corps of the Michigan Regiment, she died from a fatal gun shoot to the side and while dying was discovered to be a girl. (The Civil War).

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Susie King Taylor

At age 14, Susie King Taylor served as an Army Nurse in the Civil War. A Black Women!

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