Anna Strong was a member of the infamous Culper Spy Ring, a network of agents working for George Washington.
The first official Black military unit in America, the Black Regiment of Rhode Island was a segregated unit of formerly enslaved men who enlisted to escape bondage.
A Quaker, Drinker attempted to stay neutral during the War, which led to considerable problems for her family.
A prominent South Carolina merchant, politician and slaver whose son, John, attempted to push him towards abolitionism.
James McHenry was an Irish doctor and surgeon who served under George Washington and the Marquis de Lafayette.