Sybil Ludington was a simple colonial women living just outside of New York in 1776 during the American Revolution in rural Dutchess county. She was the eldest child of commander Henry Ludington. Sybil’s father belonged to the Dutchess County militia.
The American Revolution was a time that people really stood up for their beliefs and took a stand for the things they felt to be right whether it was for the cause of patriotism or King George III. The two sides had people rushing to do their part.
In today’s post, I will review the Boston Tea Party and lesser-known facts about an incident that played a role leading into the American Revolutionary War lasting from 1775 to 1783. These events rallied support to the revolution.
The world has seen many courageous women rising up for their country. In today’s post we will be talking about two exceptionally similar women fighting on the opposite sides of war. They vastly influenced the outcome of battle with their intelligence and bravery.