The Legend of Hercules Mulligan

We’re all familiar with the legendary heroes who fought to secure our independence from the British: George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Paul Revere and his midnight ride. But there are many other influencers of the Revolutionary War whose names don’t immediately come to mind when reflecting on the birth of this great nation. Their efforts and contributions are no less significant or important to securing the freedoms we enjoy every day. The heroics of their lives and stories remain unsung, like many of those serving their country in the shadows today.

In celebration of the anniversary of American independence, July 4th, we are shining the spotlight on one such hero, a man who risked his life to save General George Washington. Twice.

https://www.cia.gov/stories/story/the-legend-of-hercules-mulligan/

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