More than 200 years after Casimir Pulaski famously enlisted Marylanders to the revolutionary effort, his story is getting a new chapter.
The Smithsonian Channel television show “America’s Hidden Stories” is scheduled to air an episode Monday night exploring the biological sex of General Casimir Pulaski.
The episode explores new evidence that the Revolutionary War hero may have been intersex — a person born with both male and female sex characteristics.
Pulaski was born in Poland in 1745 and joined the American forces in 1777 under George Washington, who asked him to organize a corps of cavalry. He recruited men from Maryland and named the troop "Pulaski's Maryland...