Frontiersmen of New York
by Jeptha R. Simms
Albany, NY 1883
LINKS PERTAINING TO BOOK ONE.
LINKS PERTAINING TO BOOK TWO. (This book has been completed.)
events of 1777, Mann family and Harper genealogy, page 10
Seige of Fort Stanwix and Battle of Oriskany, page 66
The Sortie, page 76
Sir John Johnson Wants Revenge on His Former Neighbors and How Han Jost Schuyler Escapes the Halter, why St. Ledger Hastily Skedaddled, page 86
Incidents Attending the Oriskany Battle and Siege of Fort Stanwix, Col. Visscher's Narrow Escape, Capt. Jacob Gardinier, George Walter Scalped, Captain Christopher W. Fox and how wounded, Peter Fox, Abram D. Quackenboss, page 91
Oriskany participants: The Seebers, Peter Wagner, Garret Walrath, Capt. Henry Diefendorf, Capt. John James Davis, Henry Thompson, Robert Crouse, George Shults, Capt. Stephen Watts, William Merckley, page 96-102
More Stories from Oriskany and Fort Stanwix: The Bayonet Tree, Maj. John Frey, John Petrie, Adam Frank, Incidents at Fort Stanwix, After Chickens Once too Often, Disposal of an Indian Marksman, Col. Louis, John Spanable (a howling prisoner), After Scenes of the Battlefield, page 103
Oriskany Roster, page 113
Continuing events of 1777, page 116.
Principal events of 1778, page 140.
Tilleborough Raid, Kringsbush, page 145-150
The Killing of Lieut. Matthew Wormuth, page 158
Anecdotes, page 164
An Anecdote of Capt. Nicholas Dygert while a Prisoner, page 181
Original Letter from Lieut Col. Clyde about the Cherry Valley survivors, page 210
Principal events of 1779, page 232
Visscher Family, page 237
A Long and Successful Race for Life, David Elerson, page 246
Murphy and Boyd meet the Indians, page 255
Scalping of Capt. Gregg and his Companion, page 274
Surprise of the Folts Brothers While Picking Berries, page 281
The Duel, Archibald Kane/Barent Roseboom, page 288-292
Principal events of 1780, page 292.
Description of Joseph Brant, page 307
A Sentinel Kills an Indian at Fort Windecker, page 314
Another Invasion of Cherry Valley, page 322
Principal events of 1780, part two, page 336.
Jacob Shew, and the Ranger Service, page 346-7
Surprise of Peter Geortner and John Folkert, page 350-352
John Rother and his Niece, page 359
Captivity of Little Evau Myers, page 360
Captivity of David Olendorf and his Wife, page 362-364
Family Stories: Mary Sitts, Caty Bettinger, Shaulls, Lintner Family, Knouts Family, Seeber Family, page 364-372
Revolutionary Scenes, Capture of Mrs. Pletts and Maria Strobeck, Escape of Henry Nellis and Son, Escape of Adam Garlock from the Indians, Captivity of John Casler, Father of Warner Dygert. page 372
Small Forts, page 381-385
Henry Smith Inteview, page 385
A Common Sense View of Scalping, page 390
Principal events of 1780, part three, page 406.
Fate of Col. John Brown and the Battle of Stone Arabia, page 443-460
The enemy moves to the Mohawk Valley, October 1780, proceeeds to St. Johnsville, page 449
Tragic Death of John Shew, page 477
The SCHELL family page 480
Anecdotes of Zachariah KEYES, page 484
Principal events of 1781, page 487.
Liaison of Col. Marinus Willett at Fort Plain, page 491
Corrystown and Sharon Battle, page 494
Fair Maidens in Palatine, the plot to kidnap six Bellinger virgins, page 517.
The Enemy at Bauders, page 522
Surprise of Lieut. Borst, Invasion of the Schoharie Valley, Destruction of Warwarsing, page 523
A Race for Fort Herkimer, page 532
Fall Hill and Fate of Nicholas Bell, page 533
Murder of Capt. Jacob Small and Capture of Jacob Casler, page 534
A Prisoner in Close Quarters, Conrad Edick (Ittig), page 535
An Escape from Brant, page 535
Major Ross in the Mohawk Valley and the Battle of Johnstown, page 538
Settlements North of the Mohawk, Fairfield, Snyder's Bush, Salisbury, page 551
A Bear Story, page 582
Principal events of 1782, page 585.
The Arrest and Execution of John Parker, the Johstown Spy, page 586
Christopher Yates, Major Frey, Gen. Herkimer, comments on their knowledge, page 585
Capture of the Shults Brothers in Palatine, page 614.
Burning of the Grist-mill at Little Falls, page 616
Principal events of 1783, page 645.
Events After The War, page 692.
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