7/18/1778. Mohawk Brant attacked community of 7 families; killed 4; captured rest; took all items of value; burned all buildings.
Where: 42.84729 -74.92099 Andrustown
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- GNIS record for Warren, Herkimer County NY 42.84729 -74.92099 Location basis.
Norman Desmarais, The Guide to the American Revolutionary War In New York:
Battles, Raids, and Skirmishes, Ithaca: Busca, Inc., 2010. Pages 48, 49.
- A History of Herkimer County:
Including the Upper Mohawk Valley..., p.85. Albany: J. Munsell, 1856.
The Mohawk chief, Brant, with a small party of Indians,
attacked a settlement of seven families, called Andrustown,
in the present town of Warren, in the month of July, plundered
the inhabitants, burned up all the buildings, killed four persons, among whom was an aged man by the name of Bell,
and his two sons. One other man perished in the flames of
his own house. The rest of the inhabitants were carried
away captives, and all the property that could be removed
was taken by the Indians.
- July 1778 listing. 7/18/1778 Andrustown. American defeat.