Women in the Revolution

Not only men fought in the American Revolution and military contributions were not the only important contributions to the cause. Many citizens participated in whatever capacity they could to help win independence. Below are some of the women who participated.

A

Abigail Adams

Hannah Arnett

B

Sarah Franklin Bache

Anne Bailey

Penelope Barker

Catherine “Kate” Moore Barry

Ann Eliza Bleecker

Mary Brant

Martha Bratton

Elizabeth Burgin

Mary Willing Byrd

C

Margaret Corbin

D

Lydia Darragh

Esther de Berdt

F

Rebecca Franks

G

Margaret Kemble Gage

Emily Geiger

Catherine Littlefield Greene

H

Nancy Hart

Ann Wood Henry

J

Elizabeth Hutchinson Jackson

Miss Jenny

L

Sybil Ludington

M

Mammy Kate

Grace and Rachel Martin

Jane McCrea

Jane Mecom

Rebecca Motte

Mary Lindley Murray

R

Esther Reed

Frederika Charlotte Riedesel

Betsy Ross

S

Deborah Sampson

Molly Stark

T

Sarah Tarrant

Jane Thomas

W

Nancy Ward

Mercy Otis Warren

Martha Washington

Phillis Wheatley

Prudence Wright

Patience Wright

Z

Elizabeth Zane

For more information about these women, please go to Women in the American Revolution.