AuthorAditi Singh

Paul Revere was heroic but so was she- Sybil Ludington

Painting of Sybil on horse

Sure, you’ve heard of Paul Revere, the famous man who alerted the American militias of the incoming British before the battles of Lexington and Concord, but he wasn’t the only one warning troops. He is honored for riding 20 miles through the night to warn officials, but why is Sybil Ludington, an equally revolutionary heroine, who rode even further, not acknowledged? Sybil Ludington the Revolutionary Heroine Sybil Ludington was born in New York, daughter of Henry Ludington, a militia officer. […]

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