Who is Robert Smalls?

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Robert smalls is a man who was a slave

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Robert Smalls (April 5 1839 - February 23 1915), the African American slave who became a naval hero at the same time he freed himself and his family in May 1862 from slavery

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When was Robert Smalls House created?

Robert Smalls House was created in 1839.

When was Fort Robert Smalls created?

Fort Robert Smalls was created in 1863.

Where did Robert smalls live?

Robert Smalls lived in Charleston, South Carolina as a slave.

How did Robert smalls die?

from a heart attack

What was Robert smalls' nickname?

Smally Robby

Did Robert Smalls survive the Civil war or did he not?

Yes, the Civil war lasted until 1865, and Robert Smalls died in 1915, when he was 76 years old.

What was the name of the ship that Robert smalls took?

The Planter

How old is Robert Smalls?

Robert Smalls was born on April 5, 1839 and died at the age of 75 on February 23, 1915. Robert Smalls was a slave who commandeered a Southern ship to take himself, his family and others to freedom in 1862. During Reconstruction, he was a Republican congressman from South Carolina.

Did Robert smalls fought for the north or south?

He was a slave for the south.

Was Robert smalls an abolitionist?

Yes, Robert Smalls was an abolitionist. He was an African American who escaped slavery by commandeering a Confederate ship and delivering it to Union forces during the Civil War. Smalls later became a strong advocate for the abolition of slavery and civil rights for African Americans.

Where was Robert Smalls working at the beginning of the US Civil War?

At the beginning of the US Civil War, Robert Smalls was working at the harbor in Charleston, South Carolina. (He was still a slave, so his wages were paid to his owner.)

What was the childhood of Robert Smalls?

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