Gravestone of Mary Elizabeth Bowser, Woodland Cemetery

From the marker: “Union military intelligence agent/She risked her life and liberty so that all could know freedom.”

Categories: Civil War, Preservation, Richmond, Slavery, Virginia, Woodland Cemetery - RichmondTags: , , , , , , ,

Nadia K. Orton

Professional genealogist and public historian. Graduate of Duke University. President of the Sacred Grounds Project, Inc. Studying historic African American cemeteries and communities.

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