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Buckaloons

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What:
1779 Destroyed by Brodhead.

Where: 41.83568 -79.25740 Buckaloons

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Sources:

  • Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Journals.pdf", p.107. 41.783799 -79.282137 .

  • Buckaloons marker 41.83568 -79.25740 Basis of location.
    A famous Indian village at the junction of Brokenstraw Creek and the Allegheny...destroyed by Brodhead in 1779.
    Warren County PA.

  • Conover, George S., compiler Archive Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations Indians in 1779.., Auburn NY: Knapp, Peck & Thomason, 1887, p.308, suggested by Elvin Birth.
    ... only two of my men & one of the Delaware Indians (Narrowland) were wounded & so slightly that they are already recovered & fit for action.—The next morning the Troops proceeded to Buchloons, where I ordered a small Breastwork to be thrown up of felled Timber & fascines, ...

  • RevWar75 RevWar75
  • Aug 1779 listing. 8/17/1779 Tioga (Athens)
  • Aug 1779 listing. 8/11 - 9/14/1779 Brodhead's Expedition against the Indians. American victory.

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