Role in the Revolution
She dressed like a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolution.
3 important facts
When her father left the family the mother couldn't pay for all seven children. Three years after she got to Ruth Fullers house to live Ruth got very sick and soon died. She died on April 29, 1827 at age 68.
Her father left the family and the mother couldn't afford to care for all seven kids. She had four kids when she got older their names were Mary Gannett, Susanna Baker Shepard, Patience Gannett, and Earl Gannett.
Life after the Revolution
She won a award for her fighting and courage.