You might think you know Harriet Tubman. Yes, she was a heroic woman who escaped slavery and led others to freedom. But she was even tougher than you think.

Tubman wasn’t just a conductor on the Underground Railroad, she also helped the Union Army conduct operations in the South as a key intelligence asset. Who better to work as a spy than someone who knew all of the back roads, and knew how to escape detection?

Watch the video above and see how she laid the groundwork for a daring plantation raid in South Carolina on the Combahee River.

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