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John Champe – Spies

Sergeant Major John Champe (ca. 1752–1798) was a Revolutionary War senior enlisted soldier in the Continental Army who became a double agent in a failed attempt to capture…

John Laurens – Spies

* Battle of Brandywine* Battle of Germantown{WIA}* Battle of Monmouth* Battle of the Combahee River{KIA}John Laurens (October 28, 1754{spaced ndash}August 27, 1782) was an American soldier and statesman…

Benjamin Church – Spies

Dr. Benjamin Church (August 24, 1734 – 1778) was effectively the first Surgeon General of the U.S. Army, serving as the “Chief Physician & Director General” of the…

Philip Mazzei – Spies

Philip Mazzei (matˈtsei, but sometimes erroneously cited with the name of Philip Mazzie; December 25, 1730 – March 19, 1816) was an Italian physician. A close friend of…

John Clark – Spies

Maj. John Clark was an American spy for George Washington, primarily responsible for running the intelligence network in and around Philadelphia during the British occupation of that city…

John Brown of Pittsfield – Spies

Colonel John Brown (October 19, 1744 – October 19, 1780), often known as John Brown of Pittsfield because of his common name, was a Patriot, spy, soldier, and…

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…