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A History of Schenectady During the Revolution

to which is appended a contribution to the individual records of the Schenectady District during that period

[This information is from A History of Schenectady During the Revolution by Willis T. Hanson, Jr. (Brattleboro, VT: E. L. Hildreth & Co., 1916). It is in the Schenectady Collection of the Schenectady County Public Library at Schdy R 974.744 H25, and copies are also available for borrowing. Thanks to Norm Goldman for scanning part of this book.]

Prefatory Note and Introduction

  1. The Valley of the Mohawk (1-3)
  2. Schenectady (4-10)
  3. The Rise of the Revolutionary Movement (11-16)
  4. The Schenectady Committee of Safety and the First Militia Companies (17-22)
  5. Schenectady Raises a Company for the Defense of Ticonderoga (23-26)
  6. The Continental Line, the Militia and the Organization of the Schenectady Battalion (27-34)
  7. The Indians. Rumors Regarding the Johnsons and Colonel Guy's Subsequent Departure from the Valley (35-42)
  8. Efforts on the Part of the Colonists to Hold the Indians in a Position of Neutrality and the Friction with Sir John Johnson (43-50)
  9. The Canadian Expedition (51-56)
  10. The Activities of Local Whig and Loyalist (57-63)
  11. The Plan for the Campaign of 1777. Further Activities of Indian and Tory. The Schenectady Committee Establishes a Watch. The Difficulties of Procuring Wagons and Men. (64-70)
  12. The Campaign of 1777 (71-77)
  13. The Winter of 1777-1778. A Tory Plot. Schenectady Declares a Grievance. (78-82)
  14. The Decision of the Indians. The Raids of 1778. (83-89)
  15. Steps Taken to Protect the Frontier. Sullivan's Campaign. (90-94)
  16. The Mohawk Valley Laid Waste (95-100)
  17. The Raids on Ballston and the Schoharie Settlements (101-108)
  18. The Oneidas at Schenectady (109-113)
  19. The Raids of 1781 (114-120)
  20. After Yorktown (121-125)

Individual Records of Service (127-277): A to C | D to K | L to P | Q to T | V | W to Z

Manuscript Sources (279-280) and Bibliography (281-284)

Index (285-304)

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