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Markers that follow the July 1779 raid made by Joseph Brantís Mohawks and Tories and the subsequent Battle of Minisink.
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 3, 2009
Marker in Port Jervis
New York (Orange County), Port Jervis — Decker Fort
Home of Martinus Decker, burned by Brantís raiders, July 20, 1779. Rebuilt, 1793. Headquarters of John B. Jervis, 1826 – 28. — Map (db m20527) HM
New York (Orange County), Port Jervis — Fort Burned by Indians
The Machackemech Chapter Daughters of the Revolution of Port Jervis place this tablet to mark the fort burned by the Indians and Tories under the command of Joseph Brant in the year 1779. Rebuilt in 1793 Second Plaque: This house was occupied . . . — Map (db m20525) HM
New York (Orange County), Port Jervis — Fort Decker
Mohawk Chief Joseph Brant burned this stone house owned by Lieutenant Martinus Decker in July 1779 before the Battle of Minisink. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — Map (db m20523) HM
New York (Orange County), Port Jervis — Indian Raid
Maghaghkamik Church, built 1743 on this site, was burned in raid by Joseph Brantís Mohawks and Tories, July 20, 1779. — Map (db m20517) HM
New York (Sullivan County), Barryville — Brantís Camp
The Mohawk leader of raid on Minisink (Port Jervis) camped here July 21, 1779. Pursuing Militia camped 3 miles up this same brook. — Map (db m20493) HM
New York (Sullivan County), Minisink — Battle of Minisink
One of the deadliest in frontier warefare, between Militia and Brantís Tories and Mohawks, on this hill July 22, 1779. — Map (db m20496) HM
New York (Sullivan County), Minisink — Battle of Minisink
On this hill, July 22, 1779, N. Y. and N. J. Militia were decimated by Mohawks and Tory raiders of Minisink, (Port Jervis) under Brant. — Map (db m20497) HM
New York (Sullivan County), Minisink — Battle of Minisink
Entrance to Battlefield where July 22, 1779, N. Y. and N. J. Militia attacked Mohawk and Tory raiders of Minisink (Port Jervis). — Map (db m20500) HM
New York (Sullivan County), Minisink Ford — Battle of Minisink
Col. Joseph Brant led 40 Mohawks and Tories up this ravine and ambushed N. Y. and N. J. Militia lying for him on hill to the west. — Map (db m20495) HM
New York (Sullivan County), Minisink Ford — Brantís Crossing
After Battle of Minisink, Brantís raiders with their plunder forded river here to camp at the mouth of the Lackawaxen Creek opposite. — Map (db m20494) HM
Pennsylvania (Pike County), Lackawaxen — Battle of Minisink
July 22, 1779, 300 Tories and Indians led by Joseph Brant, Mohawk chief, were attacked near Lackawaxen by some 175 settlers. Brant was returning from raiding New York settlements. All but 25 of the patriots were killed. Brant escaped. — Map (db m23632) HM

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