SC Veterans in History, Part 3 - Revolutionary War Heroes | Project Discovery - Episode 3


The importance of black Patriots in the American Revolution is discussed. In addition to black Patriots, there were a number of South Carolina women who served as heroes during the American Revolution. Grace and  Rachel Martin were sisters-in-law who recognized that a British courier was carrying messages to the British that would harm their husbands' cause, so they dressed in their husbands' clothes and accosted the British courier, took the papers from him, and thereby helped South Carolina's cause.

The story of Dicey Langston is told, and a clip from Idella Bodie's S.C. Women, Dicey Langston. is shown. 


More in this Series

Project Discovery / S.C. Veterans in History