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Document for June 28th:
Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth. June 1778.


Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth. June 1778. Copy of engraving by J. C. Armytage after Alonzo Chappel. 1931 - 1932 (National Archives Identifier: 532935); The George Washington Bicentennial Commission, 1931 - 1932; Records of Commissions of the Legislative Branch, 1928 - 2006; Record Group 148; National Archives and Records Administration.

On June 28, 1778, Molly Pitcher, the legendary heroine of the American Revolution, is said to have participated in the Battle of Monmouth.

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