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Chief of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, Clara Adams-Ender was the first African American woman to command a major army base.
Prince William County
Dangerfield Newby was one of five African Americans who took up arms against slavery with fellow abolitionist John Brown at Harpers Ferry, Virginia, in October 1859.
Brigadier General Gwen Bingham was the first woman to serve as quartermaster general of the United States Army.
Prince George County