Passing as a man going by the name William Cathay, she was the first black woman to enlist in the United States Army. She served in the immediate years after the Civil War, from 1866 - 1868. She was twenty-four.
Join us Friday 5.19 @ 7pm in giving Cathay Williams a voice.
Before Friday's Salon about little known women in history, I'm introducing the inspirations behind the work! Next up . . .