He’s called a master spy and a freedom-fighter, but few people know of Abraham Galloway and his role in the Civil War and his leadership during Reconstruction. In our A Storied Past: North Carolina’s African American History video series, find out how Galloway used his experiences of growing up in slavery outside of Southport, North Carolina to become a valued spy, recruited by the Union Army and courted by President Abraham Lincoln. You have not met a spy until you meet Abraham Galloway.
Producer: Melody Hunter-Pillion. NC State University Public History
Music: Kevin MacLeod