Molly Pitcher the Heroine of Monmouth
Currier & Ives print, The women of '76: "Molly Pitcher" the heroine of Monmouth. Note: Scene commemorates the heroic action of a woman who took her husband's place in the artillery line after he was incapacitated. It is not clear whether the woman known as Molly Pitcher was based on Mary Ludwig Hayes, who was praised for her courage at Monmouth, or Margaret Corbin, who similarly fought at the Battle of Fort Washington. Image date: b/w 1856-1907.
Image ID: 001343
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Image size: 5.4 Mpixels (15.3 MB uncompressed) - 2060x2600 pixels (6.8x8.6 in / 17.4x22.0 cm at 300 ppi)
Image keywords: 1700s, 18th-century, American Revolution, American War of Independence, Americas, Battle of Monmouth, Early-Modern, Eon4667, EonBudget, Great Britain, Illustrations, Margaret Corbin, Mary Ludwig Hays, Molly Pitcher, Revolutionary War, United States, War-Conflict, artillery, battles, cannons, combat, women, women in combat