Bohrer, Melissa Lukeman.

Glory, passion, and principle : the story of eight remarkable women at the core of the American Revolution / Melissa Lukeman Bohrer. - New York : Atria Books, c2003. - xv, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-262) and index.

Sybil Ludington -- Phillis Wheatley -- Abigail Adams -- Mercy Otis Warren -- Lydia Darragh -- Molly Pitcher -- Deborah Sampson -- Nancy Ward.

Profiles eight American women who made significant contributions to the American Revolution, from sixteen-year-old Sybil Ludington, who rode twice as far as Paul Revere to alert patriots; to Deborah Samson, who posed as a man to fight as a Continental Army soldier; to Phyllis Wheatley, a slave and first-published African-American author.

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Women--United States--Biography.
Women--History--United States--18th century.


United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Biography.
United States--History--Women.--Revolution, 1775-1783

E276 / .B65 2003

973.3/0922 B

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