Reminiscences of My Life in Camp, by Susie King Taylor, 1902.
“I taught a great many of the comrades in Company E to read and write, when they were off duty. Nearly all were anxious to learn. I was very happy to know my efforts were successful in camp, and also felt grateful for the appreciation of my services. I gave my services willingly for four years and three months without receiving a dollar. I was glad, however, to be allowed to go with the regiment, to care for the sick and afflicted comrades.”
Susie King Taylor. Reminiscences of My Life in Camp with the 33d United States Colored Troops: Late 1st S.C. Volunteers. Boston: Published by the author, 1902.