Paul Revere's famous midnight ride pales in comparison to the American Revolutionary War ride of sixteen-year-old Sybil Ludington. Just eight days after Revere's roughly 20-mile ride, Sybil rode 40 miles by horseback in the pouring rain to gather her father's troops and to warn the countryside of incoming British soldiers. Fearless.
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Written by Curiosity Staff May 4, 2017
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