The Battle of Oriskany and General Nicholas Herkimer:: Revolution in the Mohawk Valley by Paul A. BoehlertThe Battle of Oriskany and General Nicholas Herkimer:: Revolution in the Mohawk Valley by Paul A. Boehlert

The Battle of Oriskany and General Nicholas Herkimer:: Revolution in the Mohawk Valley

byPaul A. Boehlert

Paperback | November 12, 2013

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During the critical Battle of Oriskany in August 1777, Continental forces led by General Nicholas Herkimer defeated the British army under St. Leger in the heart of New York's Mohawk Valley. It was a hard-won victory, but he and his brave troops prevented the British from splitting the colonies in two. Although they did not succeed in relieving the British siege of Fort Stanwix, Herkimer's citizen-soldiers turned back the British and protected Washington's northern flank from attack. The Continental army survived to fight the decisive Battle of Saratoga the next month. Herkimer was mortally wounded, but his heroism and leadership firmly placed him in the pantheon of Revolutionary War heroes. Paul Boehlert presents a gripping account of the events before, during and after this critical battle.
Title:The Battle of Oriskany and General Nicholas Herkimer:: Revolution in the Mohawk ValleyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.31 inPublished:November 12, 2013Publisher:Arcadia PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1626192243

ISBN - 13:9781626192249

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