“Be Free or Die”

Presented by Mason Moseley
December 1, 2019

ROBERT SMALLS: from slave to Union hero. Facing death by boldly seizing the Confederate steamship, Planter, from the Charleston Harbor in 1862, Robert Smalls, his family and 16 others escaped lifetime enslavement.

Mason Moseley will share his journey in learning about a little known figure in history who went on to have an impact during and after the Civil War. ​

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