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The battle of Oriskany: its place in history.

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Published by E. H. Roberts & co., printers in Utica, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Oriskany, Battle of, N.Y., 1777.

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Edition Notes

ContributionsYA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsE241.O6 R6
The Physical Object
Pagination66 p.
Number of Pages66
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23337855M
LC Control Number02003385

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This is a good book for what it wants to do; essentially its aim is to bring the Battle of Oriskany out of the dustbin of Revolutionary War History. The aim is not in depth scholarly rigor, the aim is not to investigate all sides to exhausting detail. The aim is to shine the spotlight on a very important, but virtually forgotten battle/5(4).   The battle of Oriskany: its place in history by Roberts, Ellis H[enry] [from old catalog] ; YA Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress) DLC [from old catalog]Pages: In the eighth volume of the Documents relating to the Colonial History of New York, (p. and following,) is an official letter from Colonel Daniel Claus, written from Montreal, Octo , which was brought to light after all the histories of the Battle of . See Article History. Battle of Oriskany, (August 6, ), in the American Revolution, battle between British troops and American defenders of the Mohawk Valley, which contributed to the failure of the British campaign in the North. British troops under Lieutenant Colonel Barry St. Leger were marching eastward across central New York to join with British forces at Albany.

The Battle of Oriskany during the American Revolution was one of the bloodiest battles of the war. The battle, fought on August 6, in the current state of New York, resulted in the deaths of approximately 50 percent of the American forces and 15 percent of the British forces. Considered a significant part of. Considered to be a significant turning point in the War of Independence, the Battle of Oriskany, fought on August 6, , has been described as one of the bloodiest battles of the war. A monument was dedicated on August 6, , to serve as a memorial to those who fought so bravely and tenaciously to preserve freedom. Beer's book was reprinted several years ago by Heart of the Lakes Publishing Company. This is not a complete roster of all men who served at Oriskany. A larger roster was compiled and published in by Vera DeWitt under the title "American Patriots at the Battle of Oriskany August 6, ", available for purchase from the Herkimer County Historical Society. The Battle of Oriskany occurred on August 6, , when the local Tryon County Militia attempted to come to the relief of the besieged Fort Schuyler (Stanwix). On J , the militia's commander, General Nicholas Herkimer, had ordered his men to begin assembling at Fort Dayton (located in the modern Herkimer area).

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