Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:15 PM ET

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National Audio 6:15 PM ET

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NAT081 - (US-Where's-Captain-Molly) NEW YORK. x-10s. The U-S Military Academy is preparing to celebrate a female American Revolutionary war hero this week, but the whereabouts of her remains are still a mystery. Margaret "Captain Molly" Corbin stepped in to fire a cannon after her husband was killed in battle in 1776. The Daughters of the American Revolution group moved her remains to a granite monument in West Point, New York, in 1926 from an unmarked grave nearby. D-A-R member Jennifer Minus says it's now clear they removed the wrong remains. ("..six-feet tall.") (SOURCE:The Associated Press)

TAG: Members of the history and genealogy-minded group are leading an effort to find Corbin's real grave as they shine new light on her story. …

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