What was the Battle of Wyoming (1778)?

Introduction The Battle of Wyoming (also known as the Wyoming Massacre) was an encounter during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783) between American Patriots and Loyalists accompanied by Iroquois raiders which took place in the Wyoming Valley of Pennsylvania on 03 July 1778, in Exeter and Wyoming, Pennsylvania. More than 300 Patriots were killed in the… Read More

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What was the Cherry Valley Massacre (1778)?

Introduction The Cherry Valley massacre was an attack by British and Iroquois forces on a fort and the village of Cherry Valley in central New York on 11 November 1778, during the American Revolutionary War (1775-1783). It has been described as one of the most horrific frontier massacres of the war. A mixed force of… Read More