Women Soldiers, Spies, and Patriots of the American Revolution
This collective biography describes the exploits of female soldiers, spies, and patriots who also played important roles in gaining American independence. Such women included spies Deborah Sampson and Elizabeth Martin, political writer Mercy Otis Warren, and Sybil Ludington, who warned the town of Danbury, Connecticut, about incoming British troops.
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