Emily Geiger's arrest
Emily Geiger rode 50 miles through British and Tory enemy territory to deliver a message to General Sumter. She was arrested, but then released and was able to deliver the message.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 4) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman