History of the United States
Why is Molly Stark important to New Hampshire?
September 17, 2014 11:42PM
Molly Stark is important to New Hampshire because her husband, a general during the Battle of Bennington, used her name in a battle cry. She is also famous for turning her home in to a hospital during a smallpox outbreak.
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Burgoyne's ultimate defeat and surrender were at Saratoga, New York. After being cornered there, two battles were fought, Bemis Heights and Frayser's Farm, after which, with supplies exhausted, the British had to surrender. An earlier battle between a detachment of Burgoyne's force and Vermont and New Hampshire militia under John Stark took place at Bennington, Vermont, and was also an American victory. There Stark called out to his men "There they are boys! There's your enemy, and they are ours, or Molly Stark sleeps a widow tonight!".