Molly Pitcher: Revolutionary Heroine

Brief biography of one of the American Revolution's most famous women.
Molly Pitcher, christened Mary Ludwig, was born on October 13, 1754 to German immigrants who had moved to the colonies and settled on a dairy farm near Trenton, New Jersey. Mary was a lively girl who could often be found playing with her pet calf, Blossom. Said to be bright and friendly, it was believed that Mary had good prospects for a happy, peaceful future, but all doesn