Inearlywarsfoughton U.S.soil, chil- dren served as spies, helped with supplies, and survived capture by Native Americans. In more recent
French and Indian War:
his most treasured possession. Five years
However, James believed what he read in
sionary to the Indians. The road James
helped build is named Smith’s Road.
American Revolution - Girl Spies:
Mary Redmond and Emily Geiger
were;loyalists.;She;kept;her;actions;se-cret. In his journal, Christopher Marshall described how Mary used play as a
items to town to sell. Mary passed mes-sages;through;the;boy;who;stopped;at
the Continental Army outside the city.
him. She threw her shawl over his head
Another young spy, teenager Emily
British troops imprisoned eighteen-year-old;Jonas;Cattell;for;violating;cur-few.;That;night;he;overheard;plans;for
a surprise attack. After being released
in the morning Jonas raced ten miles
The soldiers prepared. This led to one
of the first victories in the American
celebrate the victory.
Heroes of History