Drinking changes things

Margaret Cochran Corbin’s post American Revolution life was a struggle. She barely survived the war. She was shot in the arm, the chest, and the jaw. Many people wonder how she even survived. It was a miracle that she did not bleed out on the battle- field. Margaret did the impossible and survived long enough […]

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Who was Molly Pitcher?

Who was Molly Pitcher? When first looking at the Molly Pitcher story, all people really see is the heroine of the American Revolutionary War. She was a figure that people created, but in fact, no one could actually put a face to the name that they created. The story of Molly Pitcher closely intertwines with […]

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The Man behind the Woman

Margaret Cochran Corbin was a very brave woman who fought for this country, but what led to her decision? Her decision to fight stemmed from her husbands decision to fight. So who exactly was the man behind the woman? John Corbin was a Virginia Farmer with a normal life. He married Margaret when she was […]

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A Childhood Forever Changed

Margaret Cochran Corbin was born in Franklin County, Pennsylvania. Originally, she had the potential of a great life. The set up was there for her future to be perfect, but nothing is ever as it seems and nothing can ever be perfect. She was born in 1751 on November 12. At the start of her […]

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American Heroine

Margaret Cochran Corbin was an American Heroine. She fought for this country when she did not have to. It was ultimately frowned upon for her to even desire to fight because that was not the lady like thing to do during the Revolutionary War. Margaret did not care though because she was a revolutionary woman […]

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A Badass who also kicks ass!

Going into this I had absolutely no idea who Margaret Cochran Corbin was. She was just some women who probably did something really cool that got washed away with the changing historic times. As I started googling her I came to find out that she was actually a pretty cool person. Her childhood was not […]

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