UNSUNG HEROES OF THE REVOLUTION (PT II): TIM MURPHY & MANY OTHERS

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UNSUNG HEROES OF THE REVOLUTION (PT 2) Molly Pitcher, Nancy Hale, The Swamp Fox, and others...The incredible true stories of the unsung heroes and heroines of the American Revolution, men and women of all colors and from all stations in life, who came together to fight for a common cause-liberty. This episode includes the stories of: Francis Marion, also known as The Swamp Fox; James Armistead, a slave, who volunteered and became Lafayette's best spy; Mary Hayes Ludwig, who manned her fallen husband's cannon and helped win the Battle of Monmouth; Nancy Hale, who shot, hung, and buried 6 Tory soldiers who demanded that she cook a turkey for them, a grisly fact that a railroad crew discovered 140 years later; Tim Murphy, America's first hero sniper, and many others.

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