Colonial women didn’t usually fight in the Revolutionary War, but many of them tried to do their part. Sybil Ludington was only sixteen years old when her turn came.
Questions and Answers
Question: Was Sybil’s journey dangerous?
Answer: Yes, especially for a woman. The night of her adventure was dark, cold, and rainy. She rode on rough country roads and trails. At that time, bandits were often about at night. Some records show that Sybil beat one of these bandits off with a stick when he tried to attack her.
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