The United War Veterans Council hosts Women in Service, a commemoration of the service of women in the U.S. Armed Forces. This event will be held at the site of Gen. George Washington's headquarters during the Battle of Harlem Heights, in which Margaret Corbin fell as the first known woman wounded in combat service. November 16th is the date marking the anniversary of her being the first woman awarded a military pension by Congress for the impairment of her wounds.
Special guests for this event will be announced soon.
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New York, NY 10032
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