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GEN Nicholas Herkimer
Birth: 1728
New York, USA
Death: Aug. 16, 1777
Danube
Herkimer County
New York, USA

Revolutionary War New York Militia General. He was appointed Brigadier General militia by the New York State Provincial Congress during the Revolutionary War, and led troops against a combined forces of Native Americans, loyalists and British soldiers at the August 6, 1777 Battle of Oriskany in Oneida County, New York. He was mortally wounded in the fight, which saw horrific casualties and both sides claiming victory. 
 
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 Parents:
  Johan Jost Herkimer (1700 - 1775)
  Anna Catherine Petri Herkimer (1704 - 1775)
 
 Siblings:
  Nicholas Herkimer (1728 - 1777)
  Hendrick Herkimer (1730 - 1779)*
  Anna Herkimer Ten Broeck (1739 - 1839)*
  George Herkimer (1744 - 1788)*
 
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Cause of death: Died due to infection and conditions relating to loss of leg during the battle
 
Burial:
Herkimer Home Burial Ground
Little Falls
Herkimer County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 17, 2000
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Well done, thou good and faithful servant. Enter thou into the joy of thy Lord.
- David Shoup
 Added: Nov. 29, 2016
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