Abraham Lincoln died on April 15th, 1865. He was shot while sitting in the presidential box of the Ford’s Theater located in Washington while sitting with Mary Todd Lincoln, Clara Harris, and Henry Rathbone. Lincoln was watching a popular comedy play titled Our American Cousin when John Wilkes Booth entered the theater and shot Lincoln.
The world has seen many courageous women rising up for their country. In today’s post we will be talking about two exceptional women fighting on the opposite sides of war during a time when the loyalties were divided. They vastly influenced the outcome of battle during the American revolutionary war with their intelligence and bravery. Continue reading
Sybil Ludington was a simple colonial women living just outside of New York in 1776 during the American Revolution in rural Dutchess county. She was the eldest child of commander Henry Ludington. Sybil’s father belonged to the Dutchess County militia.