By m_szeg, Updated
S.S Woman Project
Molly Pitcher was born Mary Ludwig circa October 13, 1754, near Trenton, New Jersey. During the American Revolutionary War's Battle of Monmouth, she carried pitchers of water to soldiers, thereby earning her nickname. After her husband collapsed during the battle, she took over the operation of his cannon.Then Sadly died on January 22, 1832.
She had Saved Hundreds of solders, by bringing them water, and she worked as a nurse, and providing moral support for the brave revolutionaries. Molly served as proof that women could do many things previously not commonly thought to be possible.
She has so much importance because she would always risk her life to keep the soldiers save.Molly Pitcher also had to protect her husband William Hay who was fighting in the Revolutionary War, but she also had to make sure that her kid Johanes Hays was safe at all times.
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