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A slave, a nurse and a soldier spy

By Dustin R. Strong /[email protected]
Posted 3/23/23

On Saturday, March 25, Fort Scott National Historic Site is hosting retired National Park Service Historian Arnold W. Schofield to discuss three notable 19th century women from Fort Scott; Ann Shatto, a slave; MaryAnn Holt Blakely, a nurse; and Sara Edmonds Seelye, a soldier, nurse and spy during the Civil War. The program will be held in the theater of the Infantry Barracks from 11 a.m. to noon.

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