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Julia Ward Howe

Read about Julia Ward Howe -- an American suffrage leader.
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Julia Ward Howe
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Julia Ward Howe

1819-1910

  • American author and social reformer
  • Born in New York, NY
  • Married Dr. Samuel Gridley Howe, who edited the Boston Commonwealth, an abolitionist paper
  • Worked on her husband’s philanthropic projects
  • She wrote and lectured on behalf of woman suffrage, black emancipation, and other causes, and helped found a world peace organization
  • She wrote "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" in November 1861 after watching Union troops march into battle; this was her most famous work
  • "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" was published in the Atlantic Monthly in February 1862
  • The American Academy of Arts and Letters elected her as its first woman member
  • Howe was the author of Modern Society (1881), and a biography of Margaret Fuller (1883); she also wrote several volumes of poetry

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