Margaret "Mag" Palm A conductor on the Underground Railroad Margaret Palm was a colorful character in Gettysburg's African-American community during the mid-nineteenth century. Before the Civil War she served as a conductor along the local branch of the Underground Railroad, earning the nickname Maggie Bluecoat for the blue circa-1812 military uniform coat she wore while conducting fugitive slaves north from the area.
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Mary Elizabeth Bowser (c. 1839-unknown) was a freed slave who worked with Elizabeth Van Lew as a Union spy in Richmond, Virginia during the Civil War. Van Lew sent Mary to the Quaker School for Negroes in Philadelphia in the late 1850s. After graduating, Mary returned to Richmond and continued to work in the Van Lew house. Bowser worked as a domestic servant for Confederate President Jefferson Davis and read documents that were left out in the president's private study, memorizing every word