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Battles of Stone Arabia and Klock’s Field.


Oct 19, 1780 Battles of Stone Arabia and Klock’s Field.

An encounter between Albany County, New York militia and a British-supported expedition of Indians and Loyalists led by Lieutenant Colonel Sir John Johnson and Captain Joseph Brant

As Sir John Johnson’s army marched up the Mohawk Valley, he split his force sending about one hundred Loyalists … Continue reading


La Balme’s Defeat – November 5, 1780


Augustin Mottin de la Balme (28 August 1733 – 5 November 1780) was a French cavalry officer who served in Europe during the Seven Years’ War and in the United States during the American Revolution. His attempt to capture Fort Detroit in 1780 ended in defeat when he was ambushed by forces under Chief Little Turtle.

Augustin de La Balme received a letter of … Continue reading


Sir John Johnson’s second raid on the Mohawk Valley.


Oct 17, 1780 Sir John Johnson’s second raid on the Mohawk Valley.

Sir John Johnson began his raid down Schoharie Creek. His army of close to 900 Loyalists, Indians and British Regulars had camped the night of the 16th where Kennanagara Creek flowed into the Schoharie Kill (Creek).

Johnson’s main force started out from Carleton Island and sailed across Lake … Continue reading


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