Susie King Taylor (1848-19?), who distinguished herself as a nurse with the Union forces during the Civil War, moved to Boston in 1874 to work as a laundress. In 1886 she helped organize Corps 67 of the Boston Branch of the Women's Relief Corps, the auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, assuming the presidency in 1893. In 1896 she identified many veterans living in Boston. In 1902 she published her autobiography in Boston entitled,Reminiscences of My Life in Camp: With the 33rd United States Colored Troops.