Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Thomas Boyd and Sergt. Michael Parker who were captured and afterward tortured and killed. ——————— Afar their bones may lie, but here their patriot blood baptized the land for aye and widened freedom's flood. [right] We remembered and we honor them. 15 September 1979. [back] Sacred to the memory of Hanyerry, a loyal Oneida chief. Sergt. Nicholas Hungerman. Privates Benjamin Curtin, William Faughey, James McElroy, William Harvey, John Putnam, Jjohn Conrey, John Miller, and seven others, names unknown who fell and were buried here. Benjamin Wheeler. [plaque] Oneida Indian Lt. Han Yost, Thaosagwat, was killed at this site on September 13, 1779 while acting as a guide for Lt. Boyd's scouting party. His brother's name, Hanyerry, was mistakenly placed on the monument. [left] Nov 1901 erected by the Livingston County Historical Society. Scene of the massacre after a desparate and heroic struggle of Lieut. Thomas Boyd's scouting party of Gen. Sullivan's army by an ambuscade of British and Indians under Butler and Brant. Sept. 13, 1779.