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.
Galleries1763-1788 American Revolution Events
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 4) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)