What are some interesting facts about Molly Pitcher?

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Molly Pitcher is reported to have served the soldiers of the American Revolution by bringing them water on the battlefield. She did this at great risk to herself. The most interesting fact about her is that Pitcher is only her nickname because of the way she transported the water. She is believed to have been Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley. It is also said that while on the battlefield, she did her own share of fighting.
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Molly Pitcher
A legendary figure of the American Revolutionary War, Molly Pitcher was most likely Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley, a resident of Pennsylvania who, in 1822, was awarded an annuity by the Pennsylvania assembly for her service during the fight for independence.... More »
Born: New Jersey
Died: January 22, 1832
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Molly Pitcher is reported to have served the soldiers of the American Revolution by bringing them water on the battlefield. She did this at great risk to herself. The most interesting fact about her is that Pitcher is only her nickname because of the way she transported the water. She is believed to have been Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley. It is also said that while on the battlefield, she did her own share of fighting.
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