McCauley Mary Ludwig Hays
Mc·Cau·ley(mə-kô′lē), Mary Ludwig Hays Known as Molly Pitcher 1754-1832.
American Revolutionary heroine who, according to folklore, carried water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth (June 28, 1778) and took over her husband's gun when he was overcome with heat.
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