Molly Pitcher


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Noun1.Molly Pitcher - heroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth Court House and took over her husband's gun when he was overcome by heat (1754-1832)Molly Pitcher - heroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth Court House and took over her husband's gun when he was overcome by heat (1754-1832)
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1778 - Mary Ludwig Hayes "Molly Pitcher" aids American patriots
In an American history pageant we put on in third grade, the parts for women included Betsy Ross, Martha Washington, Molly Pitcher, and the nameless chorus of wives.
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Lady's Secret took the Molly Pitcher Handicap at Monmouth Park en route to US Horse of the Year honours, and Melair proved herself the best three-year-old filly by crushing champion colt Snow Chief in the Silver Screen Handicap at Hollywood Park.
Mary, soon known everywhere as "Molly Pitcher," was considered a heroine for what she had done.
Many in the veteran community are familiar with the stories of women servicemembers like Samson or Molly Pitcher, a historical legend known for bravely manning her husband's cannon in 1778 during the Battle of Monmouth--but do you know the story of your friend next door who is a woman veteran?
State regulators went directly into their Molly Pitcher mode (sans period dress, however).
Reed, who twice defeated cancer, was a Second Degree Black Belt in Karate and was awarded the Honorable Order of Molly Pitcher by the U.S.
During the battle, Mary Hayes (Molly Pitcher) steps in to help when her husband, an artilleryman, is wounded.