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Abraham Galloway Podcast

Updated: Jan 2, 2022

Abraham Galloway, former slave, Union spy and military recruiter, militant abolitionist, advocate for Black suffrage, North Carolina Republican Party organizer, delegate to the Convention of 1868, and State Senator, was born on February 8, 1837 in Smithville, North Carolina – a small coastal port town known today as Southport in Brunswick County. His mother, Hester Hankins, was a slave and his father, John Wesley Galloway, was a white boatman.

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