Hercules Mulligan, Spy on the Inside Pt. 2


25th November 1783: General George Washington' s triumphal entry into New York after the British left the city. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)

After years of protesting and resisting British rule in New York, Mulligan passed important information on to George Washington, possibly saving his life. How did that one-time act of happenstance blossomed into a career as a full-time spy?

Nov. 25, 1783: General George Washington' s triumphal entry into New York after the British left the city. (Photo by MPI/Getty Images)

Topics in this Podcast: biographies, Sons of Liberty, Culper spy ring, Hercules Mulligan, American history, Hamilton, Espionage, 18th century, George Washington, U.S. history, Alexander Hamilton, American Revolution