Historical Marker Series

Battlefield Trails - Revolutionary War

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Historic New YorkSite of The Battle of OriskanyAugust 6, 1777The Battle of Oriskany was one of the bloodiest engagements of the American Revolution. British and Indians here ambushed the Tryon County militia as they were marching to the relief of Fort Stanw…
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The revolutionary village which centered about this green with its stores of supplies for the army was sacked and burned by a force of two thousand British April 26, 1777 Warned of the gathering militia the raiders departed next morning in haste bu…
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Here Aug. 3, 1777theStars & StripesFirst Flew In BattleAbove the Southwest BastionofFort Stanwix(Schuyler)Here Aug 2d to 22d Col. Peter Gansevoort's New York & Massachusetts Continentals successfully withstood a siege by British Regulars, Hessians, Mohawk V…
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(Front Plaque):Near this siteSunday August 29, 1779 was foughtThe Battle of NewtownbetweenContinental troops commanded byMajor General John Sullivanand combined force ofTories and Indians underColonel John ButlerandJoseph Brantavenging the massacres ofWyomi…
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Here on July 7, 1777 a successful rearguard action by Colonel Seth Warner's Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire troops ended British pursuit under Generals Frazer and Reldesel. Thus, General St. Claire's American army, retreating from Fort Ticonderoga…
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Marching down Island Road from Eaton's Fort on July 20, 1776, the Colonial Militia crossed Eaton's Ridge to this ravine. Here they rushed the British-allied Cherokees, who were hidden behind trees, with such violence that the Indians were forced to retreat.…
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