Light-skinned-ed Girl: Mixed Experience History Month 2013: William P. Powell, Civil War Surgeon

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Born in 1834, William P. Powell was the son of a free black man and a Native American mother in Bedford, MA. Powell, Sr. was a vocal abolitionist and helped house black seamen as well as fugitive slaves.

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