Molly supported herself by working as a general servant, and by caring for the sick and for children. In Molly Pitcher was awarded a $40 annuity for her heroic service and bravery during the American Revolutionary War's Battle of Monmouth. Molly Pitcher died on January 22nd, in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. She was 78 years old. Jan 18, · Molly Pitcher, byname of Mary Ludwig Hays McCauly, (born , near Trenton, N.J. [U.S.]—died Jan. 22, , Carlisle, Pa., U.S.), heroine of the Battle of Monmouth Court House during the American Revolution.
Oct 02, · Molly Pitcher died in in Pennsylvania, where she had initially settled down with her first husband at the age of Her courage serves as an example we can all follow. The Molly Pitcher Poster, WW II Pennsylvania Railroad: The Real 'Molly Pitcher' Ruth Hilger Hoffman. Revolutionary War legend tells us that Molly Pitcher stepped in for her husband at the Battle of Monmouth and took his place at the cannon. She stayed until the end of the battle.
Molly picked up his gun and continued fighting for the rest of the battle. According to one account, a cannonball flew through the bottom of her skirt, ripping away her petticoat but leaving her unharmed. Molly, whose real name was Mary, was given the nickname ‘Molly Pitcher’ for her bravery that day. In , the legislature of Pennsylvania awarded Molly Pitcher forty dollars and an annual commission of the same amount during her lifetime! Jan 22, Molly Pitcher Died.
Mar 05, · Molly Pitcher was an American patriot who carried pitchers of water to soldiers during the Revolutionary War's Battle of Monmouth, thereby earning her nickname. After her husband collapsed during. Mar 05, · Molly Pitcher was a fictitious name given to a heroine, revered for taking her husband's place loading a cannon in the Battle of Monmouth, June 28, , during the American upskirted.xyz identification of Molly Pitcher, earlier known in popular images as Captain Molly, with Mary McCauly, didn't come until the centennial of the American Revolution.