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Julia Ward Howe
b. May 27, 1819 – d. October 17, 1910 • Abolitionist • Activist • Poet
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Howe, Julia Ward
Howe, Julia Ward(1819–1910). U.S. writer and reformer Julia Ward was born on May 27, 1819, in New York City. She married Samuel Gridley Howe in 1843 and settled in Boston, where she began a career as a writer. She was best known as the author of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” first published in
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Howe, Julia Ward
Howe, Julia Ward (1819–1910)Social reformer and author; popularly known for her “Battle Hymn of the Republic”Julia Ward was born to a wealthy New York couple, Samuel and Julia Rush Cutler Ward. Her mother, a poet, encouraged her writing when she was a child. She later pursued studies in the field of