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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 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 (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 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 (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 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…

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 =…

* 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…

Benjamin Tallmadge (February 11, 1754 – March 7, 1835) was a member of the United States House of Representatives. His birth date is alternately listed as February 25,…

James Armistead Lafayette (December 10, 1760–August 9, 1830) was the first African American double agent. An African American slave, Armistead was owned by William Armistead in Virginia during…