Born: October 13th, 1754 in Trenton, New Jersey
Died: January 22nd, 1832 in Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Why was Molly Pitcher Important in the American Revolution?
Molly Pitcher was a part of the American Battle of Monmouth. She would carry pitchers of water to the men on the battlefield during war. That's how she got her nickname, Molly "Pitcher".
Her birth name was Mary Ludwig. When she was 16, she got married. Her husband decided to go fight in war, so Molly went with him. She cooled the cannons with water and gave drinks to the men when they were thirsty.
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