BC: In this book,you will read about a story about Lydia Darragh and what she had done in her mysterious life
FC: The Adventures Of Lydia Darragh! By:Lillian Van
1: Lydia Barrington Darragh was born in 1728 in Dublin,Ireland when she married William Darragh and worked as a midwife.She had 9 children when 4 of them died in infancy. Lydia Darragh went to school in Philadelphia and one of the British soldiers was a member of Lydia's family.
2: Lydia hated Great Britain even though one of the soldiers was a member of her family. The British officers had then ordered her and her family to stay in their rooms. General Washington then ordered the Britain to let Lydia and her family go. After a while,Lydia's freedom was then being defended when all the British started slavery.Many people had to be the slaves.
3: Her freedom was being defended. So Lydia seized an opportunity to create a mighty victory for the Americans. General Washington then told Lydia Darragh to go and spy on the British soldiers. She then got flower and told Washington the British plan.Lydia had also told her best friend Betsy Ross.
4: Lydia Darragh spied for general Washington. When she took care of her 5 children. She was a risk taker,a secretive and consise person,a midwife,and a mom. Lydia Darragh delivered secret messages. Her disabilities was illness infancy and her abilities was to pretend.
5: I think Lydia Darragh was a great person when she helped general Washington spy on the British soldiers. Lydia Darragh died on December.26,1789 at age 60.