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Near Oriskany in Oneida County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County

 
 
To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
1. To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County Marker
Inscription. [Center/Main Marker]
To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County
Who Under The Leadership Of
Colonel Ebenezer Cox...Colonel Jacob Klock
Colonel Peter Bellinger...Colonel Frederick Visscher
Followed
— Herkimer —
Through the bloody Battle of Oriskany and here on August 6, 1777,
Checked St. Leger's advance upon Albany, administering the first defeat to the
Advancing columns of Burgoyne. Their patriotic sacrifices are commemorated by
The Mohawk Valley Historic Association in the erection of this monument.

[Left Marker]
Erected By
Oriskany - Chapter
Daughters - American - Revolution
- A Tribute To -
Col. John W. Vrooman

Who federated the counties of
Oneida, Herkimer, Fulton, Montgomery,
Scdharie, and Schenectady into

The Mohawk Valley
Historic Association


Which led through popular subscription
to the purchase of this 48 acres
and the erection of the memorial
monument to the unknown dead
of the
Oriskany Battlefield

[Right Marker]
These Posts
Erected By The
Oriskany Chapter
Daughters
of the
American Revolution
——
A Tribute to Col. John W. Vrooman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
2. A Tribute to Col. John W. Vrooman Marker
A close up view of the text on the left historical marker.
——
Organized with the
special object of making a
National Park
- of the -
Oriskany Battlefield
1929


 
Erected 1928 by The Mohawk Valley Historic Association.
 
Location. 43° 10.508′ N, 75° 22.03′ W. Marker is near Oriskany, New York, in Oneida County. Marker can be reached from Rome Oriskany Road (New York State Route 69) 0.4 miles east of Monument Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oriskany NY 13424, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Preserving a Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); Campaign of 1777 (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); General Herkimer's Troops (within shouting distance of this marker); The military road and the ravine (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); The Ambush (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); Ambush Started Here (about 300 feet away); The Military Road (about 400 feet away); The Ambush: August 6, 1777 (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Oriskany.
 
More about this marker. This historical marker
These Posts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
3. These Posts Marker
A close up view of the text on the right historical marker.
is part of a walking tour of the Oriskany Battlefield.
 
Categories. MilitaryNative AmericansNotable PlacesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
4. To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County Marker
View of all three of the historical markers that commemorate the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Oriskany.
To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 15, 2010
5. To The Unknown Patriotic Soldiers of Tryon County Marker
A more distant view, looking north from the area of the last markers on the battlefield walking tour, of all three of the historical markers that commemorate the soldiers who fought at the Battle of Oriskany.
 
 
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