Pitcher - The Battle of Monmouth 1778
During the heat of the Battle of Monmouth N.J. 1778, Mary Hays McCauly, wife of a member of the battery volunteered to provide the battery with water. Her husband is wounded and left on the field, and Mary helps service the gun through the rest of the battle. General Washington commissions her as a Sergeant in the Continental Army. She came to be known as Molly Pitcher, and is buried at Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Learn a little more at: http://www.rootsweb.com/~pacumber/molly.htm
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