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David Henley – Spies

David Henley (February 5/12, 1748/9 – January 1, 1823) was a Continental Army officer during the American Revolutionary War, who served as George Washington’s intelligence officer and Prisoner…

Edward Bancroft – Spies

Edward Bancroft (9 January 1744 – 8 September 1821) was an American physician and double-agent spy during the American Revolution. Bancroft worked as a spy for Benjamin Franklin…

Thomas Hickey – Spies

Thomas Hickey (hanged 28 June 1776) was a Continental Army soldier in the American Revolutionary War, and the first person executed for treason against what would become the…

Ann Bates – Spies

Ann Bates (fl. 1778), was a loyalist American who spied for the British during the American War of Independence. A Philadelphia schoolteacher, she was married to a man…

John Honeyman – Spies

John Honeyman (1729 – August 18, 1822) was an American spy for George Washington, primarily responsible for gathering the intelligence crucial to Washington’s victory in the Battle of…

Daniel Bissell – Spies

Daniel Bissell (December 30, 1754 – August 21, 1824) was a soldier and spy for the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. He was the son of…

Miss Jenny – Spies

Miss Jenny (fl. 1781) was a spy during the American Revolutionary War on the side of the British loyalists.Miss Jenny, a French-speaking woman whose real-life identity was never…

Metcalf Bowler – Spies

Metcalf Bowler (1726 – September 24, 1789) was a Rhode Island merchant, politician, and magistrate. He was for many years speaker of the house in the Rhode Island…

Thomas Knowlton – Spies

Thomas W. Knowlton (22 November 1740 – 16 September 1776) was an American patriot who served in the French and Indian War and was a Colonel during the…

Caleb Brewster – Spies

Caleb Brewster (September 12, 1747 – February 13, 1827) was a member of the Culper spy ring during the American Revolutionary War, reporting to General George Washington in…