Few women worked as soldiers during the Revolutionary War, but they did work as nurses and cooks. Mary Ludwig was one of those women. That is, until her husband collapsed in battle and she picked up his gun.
Questions and Answers
Question: How do we know about Molly Pitcher?
Answer: A recorded account of Molly Pitcher’s adventure was discovered during the 1950s. Written by soldier, Joseph Plumb Martin, the journals describe his experiences.
But other stories have been handed down through families although they weren’t written down. It’s hard to say if all the stories are true or if some have been exaggerated.
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