American war hero who fought in the American Revolutionary War and became the first woman in history to receive a pension from Congress for her military service.
Her parents were attacked by Native Americans when she was five years old and after she escaped with her brother, she was raised by her uncle.
A tablet that commemorates her heroism was erected at Fort Tryon Park in New York City in 1909.
She married farmer John Corbin in 1772.
Her heroism and service to the United States was recognized through the papers of Henry Knox in 1926.