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Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 1976. Jackson, Luther Porter. Virginia Negro Soldiers and Seamen in the Revolutionary War. : VA Guide Quality Press, 1944. Kaplan, Sidney, and Emma Nogrady Kaplan. The Black Presence in the Era of the American Revolution. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1989. Attucks, Crispus Kranz, Rachel, and Philip J. Koslow. The Biographical Dictionary of African Americans. New York: Facts On File, 1999. , and Michael R. Winston, eds. Dictionary of American Negro Biography.
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Bowser was able to remember accurately large amounts of detailed information, which she passed along to Van Lew on regular visits to Church Hill. At times she conveyed what she had learned to Thomas McNiven, a Richmond baker who spied for the Union, when he made deliveries to the Davis home. Bowser recorded much of her espionage activity in a diary that has since been lost. After Richmond fell to the advancing Union forces in 1865, she went north with the former slave named Nelson, and history lost track of her; the place and date of her death are unknown.
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