The Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1777, was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary. An American party trying to relieve the siege of Fort Stanwix

The Battle of Oriskany, August 6, 1777, was one of the bloodiest battles in the North American theater of the American Revolutionary. An American party trying to relieve the siege of Fort Stanwix

Fort Washington was attacked by the British on November 16, 1776. John Corbin, an artilleryman, was in charge of firing a small cannon at the top of a ridge. During an assault by the Hessians, John was killed, leaving his cannon unmanned. His wife Margaret, after witnessing his death, immediately took his place at the cannon. She fired away until her arm, chest, and jaw were hit by enemy fire. The British won the Battle, and Margret, was treated as a wounded soldier & paroled.

Fort Washington was attacked by the British on November 16, 1776. John Corbin, an artilleryman, was in charge of firing a small cannon at the top of a ridge. During an assault by the Hessians, John was killed, leaving his cannon unmanned. His wife Margaret, after witnessing his death, immediately took his place at the cannon. She fired away until her arm, chest, and jaw were hit by enemy fire. The British won the Battle, and Margret, was treated as a wounded soldier & paroled.

Battle of King's Mountain, MAJ Patrick Ferguson, British Army, mortally wounded by Patriot mountain men militia. The Patriots defeated the Regulars and Loyalist militia in a battle that turned the tide in the South and the Revolution.

Battle of King's Mountain, MAJ Patrick Ferguson, British Army, mortally wounded by Patriot mountain men militia. The Patriots defeated the Regulars and Loyalist militia in a battle that turned the tide in the South and the Revolution.

King Arthur and his Knights - N.C. Wyeth They fought with him on foot more than three hours, both before him

King Arthur and his Knights - N.C. Wyeth They fought with him on foot more than three hours, both before him

Part III. George Rogers Clark (1752-1818) Clark never had enough men to take Detroit, but the territory he conquered gave the new republic a claim to the Northwest Territory when the final peace settlement was signed. He saved St. Louis in 1780, and defeated Britain's Shawnee Indian allies in 1781-82.

Part III. George Rogers Clark (1752-1818) Clark never had enough men to take Detroit, but the territory he conquered gave the new republic a claim to the Northwest Territory when the final peace settlement was signed. He saved St. Louis in 1780, and defeated Britain's Shawnee Indian allies in 1781-82.

old congress hall/ Henry Fite's house | Congress Sam Adams, John Hancock, Ben Franklin, Patrick Henry ...

old congress hall/ Henry Fite's house | Congress Sam Adams, John Hancock, Ben Franklin, Patrick Henry ...

Illustration by NC Wyeth for War, written by John Luther Long, and published by Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1914. Oil on canvas | Private collection

Illustration by NC Wyeth for War, written by John Luther Long, and published by Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1914. Oil on canvas | Private collection

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