Born also helped the Army during the war,
Born into slavery in Maryland, Harriet Tubman escaped to freedom in the non-slave states in 1849 to become the most famous director on the Underground Railroad. Tubman harmed her life to lead hundreds of family members and other slaves from the plantation system to freedom on this involved secret connection of safe houses. An advocate before the American Civil War event even happened, Tubman also helped the Army during the war, working as a snooper among other roles in the civil war. After the Civil War ended, Tubman committed her life to helping bankrupt former slaves and the elderly. History.com said,”In honor of her life and by popular demand, in 2016, the U.S. Treasury Department announced that Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the center of a new $20 bill.”Harriet Tubman thought to flee slavery in Maryland for Philadelphia. She dreads that her family would be further disconnected and was worried about her own fate as a frail slave of low economic value. Two of her brothers, accompanied her, in Biography.com says that ” However after a notice was published in the Cambridge Democrat offering a $300 reward for the return of Araminta, Harry, and Ben, Tubman’s brothers had second thoughts and returned to the plantation.” Harriet had no plans to remain in slavery. she soon went off alone for Pennsylvania.Making use of the connection known as the Underground Railroad, Tubman traveled to Philadelphia. She walked into the free state of Pennsylvania with a feeling of comfort and reassurance, and biography.com said that Harriet Tubman said recalled later: “When I found I had crossed that line, I looked at my hands to see if I was the same person. There was such an honor over everything; the sun came like a shiny piece of gold through the trees, and over the fields, and I felt like I was in Heaven.”Rather than remaining in the safety of the free state Tubman made it her goal to save her family and others living in slavery through the Underground Railroad.Tubman received a warning Harriet helped the whole family make the travel to Philadelphia. This was one of many trips by Tubman, who earned the nickname “Moses” for her management. Over time, she was able to escort her parents, several siblings and about 60 others to freedom.