|military spy ring
|to provide military intelligence from British-occupied New York
|Setauket and New York City
|Colonel Benjamin Tallmadge
|Abraham Woodhull, Robert Townsend, Caleb Brewster, Austin Roe, Anna Strong, Agent 355
During the American Revolution, a man by the name of Abraham Woodhull ran a ring of civilian spies on behalf of General George Washington against the British using the pseudonym Samuel Culper. It was known as the Culper spy ring.