Emily Geiger

A woman on a horse and two soldiers next to a tree and horse.

"The Arrest of Emily Geiger" The Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution; Or, Illustrations, by Pen and Pencil, of the History, Biography, Scenery, Relics, and Traditions of the War for Independence, Volume 2 by Benson J. Lossing. Published December 31, 1859.

(1765-1825) Emily Geiger risked her life by serving as a messenger for the Colonial Army during the Revolutionary War.