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Enoch Crosby – Spies

Enoch Crosby (1750–1835) was an American soldier and spy during the Revolutionary War. His life may have been the basis for the character Harvey Birch in James Fenimore…

Paul Revere – Spies

Paul Revere (ər; December 21, 1734 O.S.{spaced ndash}May 10, 1818){#tag:ref|Revere’s date of birth is confused by the conversion between the Julian and Gregorian calendars, which offsets the date…

Culper Ring – Spies

The Culper Ring was a spy ring organized by Major Benjamin Tallmadge under the orders of General George Washington in the summer of 1778 during British occupation of…

Lydia Darrah – Spies

Lydia Darragh (1729 – December 28, 1789) was an American woman said to have crossed British lines during the British occupation of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania during the American Revolutionary…

James Rivington – Spies

James Rivington (1724 – July 1802) was an English-born American journalist who published one of the most infamous Loyalist newspapers in the American colonies, Rivington’s Gazette.==Early life==Rivington was…

Agent 355 – Spies

Agent 355 was the code name of a female spy during the American Revolution, part of the Culper Ring. Her real identity is unknown.==Career==The only direct reference to…

Silas Deane – Spies

Silas Deane (December 24, 1737 – September 23, 1789) was an American merchant, politician and diplomat. Originally a supporter of American independence Deane served as a delegate to…

Saul Matthews – Spies

Saul Matthews spied for the Continental Army, during American Revolutionary War. He spied on the British, obtaining valuable information for the revolution. As a result of this, he…

Ethan Allen – Spies

1770–1775 Green Mountain Boys1778–1781 Continental Army1779–1780 Vermont Republic militia |rank = Major General (Vermont Republic militia) Colonel (Continental Army) |branch = Continental Army Vermont Republic militia |commands =…

Pierre Douville – Spies

* American Revolutionary War* Spy mission, Rhode Island* Yorktown campaign (naval)He also smuggled weapons for the Americans in 1775 from Saint-Pierre and Miquelon Island. Enraged, the British burned…