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The Sullivan-Clinton Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians Historical Markers

 
Major General John Sullivan Marker image, Touch for more information
By James R. Murray, August 2, 2016
Major General John Sullivan Marker
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1New Hampshire (Strafford County), Durham — 89 — Major General John Sullivan1740-1795
Revolutionary patriot, soldier, politician, first Grand Master of Masons in New Hampshire, and a resident of Durham. He left the Continental Congress to serve under Washington from Cambridge to Valley Forge. Commanded at Rhode Island in 1778, and . . . — Map (db m96438) HM
2New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Indian Castle
Indian Castle Located near junction of Castle Creek with Chenango River. Called Otsiningo. Destroyed Aug. 18, 1779 during Sullivan Campaign — Map (db m93030) HM
3New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Near This Point 18 August 1779
Near This Point 18 August 1779 Camped the army of James Clinton en route to join the forces of General John Sullivan in the expedition against the Iroquois and their British allies in the war of the American Revolution Originally erected by . . . — Map (db m92920) HM
4New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Roberson MuseumSullivan-Clinton Museum Exhibit
A museum exhibit interprets the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign of 1779. The campaign destroyed Native American villages and crops throughout the Iroquois homeland. — Map (db m94628) HM
5New York (Broome County), Binghamton — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton
Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending . . . — Map (db m93324) HM
6New York (Broome County), Endicott — Routes of the ArmiesOf General John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779 —
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. Rear Face: Union near this point . . . — Map (db m141807) HM
7New York (Cayuga County), Aurora — Routes of the ArmiesGeneral John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779 —
front face An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the week English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. rear . . . — Map (db m145844) HM
8New York (Cayuga County), Cayuga — Gansevoort Trail
Here where the Great Iroquois Trail turned east, there passed on the 21st day of September, 1779, Lieutenant-Colonel William Butler's force of 600 men from Major-General John Sullivan’s army, on their march to the Cayuga castle on the Great . . . — Map (db m145775) HM
9New York (Cayuga County), Cayuga — Sullivan-Clinton Campaign
Routes of the General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian Nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the . . . — Map (db m143350) HM
10New York (Cayuga County), Union Springs — Routes of the ArmiesGeneral John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779 —
front face An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. rear face . . . — Map (db m145834) HM
11New York (Chemung County), Chemung — Battle of Chemung
General Sullivan's troops were attacked by Indians posted on this ridge. A valorous charge led by Colonel Hubley drove the Indians to the swamp a quarter mile west. The American dead were conveyed to Tioga and buried at Fort Sullivan. (Reverse . . . — Map (db m66976) HM
12New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Newtown Battlefield State ParkRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
The climactic battle of the Sullivan-Clinton campaign occurred here as approximately 5,000 soldiers defeated a British force of Native Americans, Loyalists, and regulars. — Map (db m33545) HM
13New York (Chemung County), Elmira — The Sullivan CampaignJuly 31 to October 15, 1779 — One of the Revolutionary War's Largest Campaigns —
Congress and General George Washington planned a major offensive campaign against the Seneca, Cayuga, and loyalists in 1779. Washington chose Major General John Sullivan to lead the expedition up the Susquehanna River, while Brigadier General . . . — Map (db m33547) HM
14New York (Chenango County), Afton — About Two Miles Down The Susquehanna River
About two miles down The Susquehanna River on an island and adjacent shores was the camp site of the army of General James Clinton on the night of August 13, 1779. The site of Afton was occupied by the Indian village of Conihunto Destroyed by a . . . — Map (db m93323) HM
15New York (Chenango County), Afton — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton
Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending . . . — Map (db m92996) HM
16New York (Delaware County), Sidney — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton
Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending . . . — Map (db m92998) HM
17New York (Livingston County), Conesus — Military Route
Military Route of the Sullivan - Clinton army on its campaign against the British and Indians of western New York in 1779. — Map (db m116975) HM
18New York (Livingston County), Cuylerville — Genesee Castle
or Little Beard's Town De-O-Nun-Da-Ga-A (Where the Hill is Near) This principal village of the Senecas was destroyed in 1779 and was the farthest point reached by General John Sullivan and an army of four thousand men acting under direct . . . — Map (db m58056) HM
19New York (Livingston County), Cuylerville — Routes of the Armies
Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians of the frontier of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward . . . — Map (db m58058) HM
20New York (Livingston County), Groveland — Groveland Ambuscade Monument
Sacred to the memory of Lieut. Thomas Boyd and Sergt. Michael Parker who were captured and afterward tortured and killed. ——————— Afar their bones may lie, but here their patriot blood baptized the . . . — Map (db m117006) HM WM
21New York (Livingston County), Groveland — Groveland Ambuscade ParkRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
Groveland Ambuscade Park During the Clinton-Sullivan Campaign in September 1779, Lt. Thomas Boyd's scouting party was ambushed by Tories and Indians on this site. Sixteen Revolutionary War soldiers died here. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail . . . — Map (db m117005) HM
22New York (Livingston County), Livonia — Military Route
Military Route of the Sullivan - Clinton army on its campaign against the British and Indians of western New York in 1779. — Map (db m116974) HM
23New York (Livingston County), Livonia — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton
Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779. An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward . . . — Map (db m116973) HM
24New York (Monroe County), Rochester — Bausch & Lomb Riverside ParkEmpires in America/Securing Western New York/Elmwood Avenue Bridge
Empires in America After Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492, European invaders claimed it for themselves. By the middle of the eighteenth century, France, England, and Spain claimed possession of most of the North American . . . — Map (db m131876) HM
25New York (Monroe County), Rochester — To the Memory of
Capt-Lieut. Thomas Boyd, Sergeant Michael Parker, Sergeant Nicholas Hungerman, Sergeant William Floyd, Corporal Calhoun, Oneida Lt. Honyost Thaosagwat and nine volunteer riflemen, John Conrey, Benjamin Curtin, James McElroy, William . . . — Map (db m70895) HM WM
26New York (Montgomery County), Canajoharie — Routes of the ArmiesOf General John Sullivan and General James Clinton — 1779 —
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. — Map (db m130975) HM
27New York (Montgomery County), Sprout Brook — Clinton Road
Route of Gen. Clinton’s American Army of 2000 men, 500 wagons, 200 batteaux, portage Canajoharie-Otsego Lake 1779 — Map (db m130960) HM
28New York (Ontario County), Canandaigua — Canandaigua
Canandaigua Indian village destroyed by Sullivan 1779 — Map (db m125524) HM
29New York (Ontario County), Canandaigua — Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States — Map (db m61893) HM
30New York (Ontario County), Geneva — Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton,1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. — Map (db m68624) HM WM
31New York (Otsego County), Milford — Upper SusquehannaHistoric New York
Rivers and streams flowing southward make this area a part of the great Susquehanna River Valley. Early fur traders from the Mohawk Valley dealt with Indians as far away as Oquaga(Now Windsor). Large colonial land grants were obtained by George . . . — Map (db m98343) HM
32New York (Schuyler County), Hector — Con-Daw-Haw
Site of Iroquois village consisting of cornfields long house & cabins destroyed Sept. 4, 1779, by Gen. Sullivan's troops. — Map (db m133681) HM
33New York (Seneca County), Canoga — "A Very Pretty Indian Town of Ten Houses"
Site of "a very pretty Indian town of ten houses" Burned September 21, 1779 ———————— See page 76 "Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan," published by the . . . — Map (db m104763) HM
34New York (Seneca County), Canoga — Gar-Non-De-Yo
Site of Indian village Gar-Non-De-Yo Destroyed during Sullivan Campaign Sept. 21, 1779 — Map (db m104762) HM
35New York (Seneca County), Lodi — Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. — Map (db m68621) HM WM
36New York (Seneca County), Ovid — Sullivan Trail
Sullivan Trail Before settlement by white men, Col. Henry Dearborn of the Sullivan Expedition viewed Cayuga Lake here Sept. 22, 1779. — Map (db m96336) HM
37New York (Seneca County), Romulus — Dean's Cove(Swah-Ya-Wa-Nah)
Dean's Cove (Swah-Ya-Wa-Nah) Indian village destroyed by detachments from Sullivan's Army September 22, 1779. — Map (db m96348) HM
38New York (Seneca County), Romulus — Degory Prowtt
Degory Prowtt Drummer Boy, 1776 - 1783, at siege of Fort Stanwix on the Sullivan Expedition, at surrender of Cornwallis, lived a mile west of here. — Map (db m96347) HM
39New York (Seneca County), Sampson — Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton1779
An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending westward the dominion of the United States. Erected by the State of New York 1929 — Map (db m68623) HM WM
40New York (Seneca County), Seneca Falls — General Sullivan’s New York Campaign Trail
Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggression of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, . . . — Map (db m8069) HM
41New York (Seneca County), Waterloo — General Sullivan’s New York Campaign Trail
Routes of the armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779 An expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggression of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, . . . — Map (db m8193) HM
42New York (Seneca County), Waterloo — Skoi-Yase
This monument was erected in September 1879. To commemorate The destruction of the Indian village SKOI-YASE, By Col. John Harper, under orders of Maj. Gen John Sullivan, September 8, 1779. — Map (db m8192) HM
43New York (Wyoming County), Orangeville — Stony Brook Glen
Stony Brook Glen Refuge of Mary Jemison and Seneca tribe during General Sullivan's raid 1779 — Map (db m121281) HM
44Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Athens — The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians1779 — Teaoga —
Indian village 3 miles distant from Sheshecunnuck Site of Sullivan's Army Encampment August 11-26, 1779 Lay one and one fourth miles south of this point — Map (db m32912) HM
45Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians 1779
Wyalusing 10 1/2 miles from Vanderlip's farm. Fifth encampment of Sullivan's Army on the march from Wyoming to Teaoga, August 6-7, 1779, was on site just west of this road marked by the Moravian Indian Town Monument — Map (db m90560) WM
46Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — Sullivan's March
Gen. John Sullivan's army camped just west Aug. 5-7, 1779, en route to attack the New York Iroquois. A major campaign, destroying 40 villages and ending the Indian-Tory frontier menace. — Map (db m90562) WM
47Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wyalusing — The Battle of Lime Hill
The Lime Hill Battlefield, April 14th, 1782. Several hundred yards south west and in front of this marker, a rescue party of eight Patriot men ambushed a war party of thirteen Iroquois Indians who were marching five captives, Mrs. Roswell Franklin . . . — Map (db m90496) WM
48Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Major General John Sullivan’s MarchPassing through Wesauking
This stone commemorates the passing through Wesauking on August 9, and October 4, 1779 of Major General John Sullivan and his troops in the military expedition against the Six Nations. “The glorious achievements we have exhibited in . . . — Map (db m90344) WM
49Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Sullivan ExpeditionAgainst the Iroquois Indians 1779
Standing Stone-9 ½ miles from Wyalusing. Sixth encampment of Sullivan’s Army on the march from Wyoming to Teaoga August 8-9 1779 was on river lowlands opposite the Standing Stone. — Map (db m90362) WM
50Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Wysox — Sullivan's March
Gen. John Sullivan's army camped on the nearby river lowlands Aug. 8-9, 1779 en route to attack the Six Nations Iroquois. Sixth camp between Wyoming and Fort Sullivan. — Map (db m90364) WM
51Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Wilkes-Barre — The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians — 1779 —
Fort Wyoming Mobilization Camp of Sullivan's Army June 23 - July 31 1779 — Map (db m18759) HM
52Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Pocono Lake — Sullivan Bridge
General John Sullivan’s 1779 Revolutionary War expedition built a road through this area. Only one bridge was required from Easton to Wilkes-Barre, and it crossed Tobyhanna Creek here. Camped nearby, over 500 troops completed the difficult . . . — Map (db m103664) HM
53Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Pocono Pines — Hungry Hill MemorialSullivan's Expedition
This encampment site was named by General Sullivan’s Expedition of the Revolutionary War, 1779, en route north to avenge the Wyoming Massacre. They called the adjacent swamp Hell’s Kitchen. Army engineers built this first road on the Pocono Plateau, . . . — Map (db m84565) HM
54Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Pocono Pines — Hungry Hill Revolutionary War Monument1779 1943
So called because of privations suffered by men of 2nd New York and 5th New Jersey Regiments of the Continental Line who encamped here while changing a wilderness trail into a military road to pave the way for Sullivan's Expedition against the . . . — Map (db m137653) HM
55Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Sciota — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779Brinker's Mill
Site of the Sullivan Stores the advance post of the Expedition Marked by The Pennsylvania Historical Commission And the Valley Forge Chapter SAR 1929 — Map (db m137665) HM
56Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Scotrun — The Sullivan Expedition Against The Iroquois Indians 1779White Oak Run
Site of Chowder camp, Where Gen. Sullivan dined on trout chowder, end of third day's march June 20, 1779 Distance 5 miles. — Map (db m46829) HM
57Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Tannersville — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779
Learned's Tavern-The last house on the frontier. The end of the second day's march June 19, 1779. Distance 16 miles. — Map (db m86936) HM
58Pennsylvania (Monroe County), Tannersville — Sullivan's March
Learned's Tavern marked the end of the second day's march from Easton to Fort Wyoming, at Wilkes-Barre. The army camped here June 19, 1779, after a 16-mile march from Heller's Tavern. — Map (db m86935) HM
59Pennsylvania (Northampton County), Easton — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians1779
Sullivan Road over which the Army began its advance. June 18 1779. — Map (db m30108) HM
60Pennsylvania (Northampton County), Easton — Sullivan’s March
In July 1779, General John Sullivan began the southern leg of one of the largest offensive campaigns of the Revolutionary War. Directed against the Indian warriors of the six nations and their British and Loyalist allies, Sullivan’s march proceeded . . . — Map (db m86229) WM
61Pennsylvania (Northampton County), Easton — Sullivan's Campaign
This stone marks the road over which General John Sullivan marched June 18, 1779, to quell the Indian insurrection and avenge the Wyoming Massacre ————— Erected by the George Taylor Chapter Daughters . . . — Map (db m136117) HM
62Pennsylvania (Northampton County), Wind Gap — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians1779
Heller's Tavern The end of the day's march June 18, 1779 Distance 12 miles — Map (db m30152) HM
63Pennsylvania (Northumberland County), Sunbury — The Sullivan Expedition
. . . — Map (db m14370) HM
64Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Black Walnut — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779Vanderlip's Farm
Fourteen miles from Tunkhannock, Fourth Encampment of Sullivan's Army, on the march from Wyoming to Teaoga August 4-5, 1779, lay on this lowland known as blade Walnut Flats. — Map (db m90564) HM
65Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Black Walnut — Sullivan's March
Gen. John Sullivan's army camped on the lowland here Aug. 4, 1779. The fourth encampment between Fort Wyoming and Tioga Point. — Map (db m90563) WM
66Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Falls — Sullivan's March
Gen. John Sullivan's army camped on the lowland on the opposite side of the river Aug. 1-2, 1779. It was the second camp from Fort Wyoming at Wilkes-Barre en route to Tioga. — Map (db m90606) WM
67Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Tunkhannock — Sullivan Expedition Against the Iroquois Indians, 1779
Twelve miles from Quialutimack on the march from Wyoming to Teaoga August 3, 1779 Lay on lowlands between this point and the river — Map (db m90604) WM
 
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