Other names: Appletown
9/5-6/1779. Burned. Sullivan's Expedition
Where: 42.71372 -76.89322 Ken-Dai-A (Appletown)
Maps: [map notes]
- Elvin Birth, The 1779 Western Campaigns, Raleigh: 2003, privately published, "Journals.pdf", p.129. 42.71366 -76.8934
Comment: "Errata-- Destroyed on September 5 and 6"
- KEN-DAI-A marker. Kendaia, NY, N 42° 42.824 W 076° 53.593 (42.71372 -76.89322) Basis for location.
Seneca County NY
Indian village destroyed by Sullivan's Army Sept. 17, 1779.
erected by NYS Education Dept. 1932
- Conover, George S., compiler Journals of the Military Expedition of Major General John Sullivan Against the Six Nations Indians in 1779.., Auburn NY: Knapp, Peck & Thomason, 1887, pages suggested by Elvin Birth.
SUNDAY 5th. Had a very Disagreeable guard last night unloading Packs till near it
oClock. Very fine day but did not march till to oClock as we was 2 or 3 Mile in front of
the Army & all our Pack horses did not come till this morning marched to Kandaia two or
3 Mile Destroying two houses and 2 corn fields on our March. ....
MONDAY 6th. Last night the whole Army Discharged their Pieces. This morning
went very early round to see the Situation of the place the houses was chiefly all pulled
down for firewood.
- Sep 1779 listing. 9/13/1779 Geneseo. American defeat.