Index of Articles
Oct 19, 1780 Battles of Stone Arabia and Klock’s Field.
As Sir John Johnson’s army marched up the Mohawk Valley, he split his force sending about one hundred Loyalists … Continue reading
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
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