Young women also fought in the war, wrote pieces for the local newspapers about the war, held scrap drives, and even made cartridges. Sybil Ludington , the 16-year-old daughter of a patriot general, commanded a Patriot militia unit and rode over 40 miles in the dark of the night to wake the Minutemen.
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There is one related organization in Canada that is similar to the DAR and SAR.
We're not all white and we don't just meet for tea.
Daughters of the American Revolution, Eunice Dennie Burr Chapter, Fairfield, Connecticut. Families of Our Revolutionary Ancestors . 1956. 1v. (R,,qC75E).
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