Robert Townsend, a central member of Washington’s Spies in New York, during the Revolutionary War, is credited with major contributions to the patriot success.
Culper Spy Ring
Benjamin Tallmadge was head of George Washington’s secret service. His New York based Culper Spy Ring contributed significantly to the patriot war effort.
Abraham Woodhull was a key operative of the Culper Spy Ring in New York providing crucial information on the British Army to General Washington.