Sybil Ludington, the Female Paul Revere: The Making of a Revolutionary War Heroine

TitleSybil Ludington, the Female Paul Revere: The Making of a Revolutionary War Heroine
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsHunt, Paula D.
JournalNew England Quarterly
Volume88
Issue2
Pagination187–222
Date PublishedMay 7, 2015
Abstract

Sybil Ludington, “the female Paul Revere,” has proven to be a remarkably protean figure in the memory of and contestation over the American Revolution. Her place in history has shifted in response to changing currents in culture and politics, demonstrating the ways in which the past is made and remade to satisfy contemporary audiences.

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