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BG Nicholas Herkimer

BG Nicholas Herkimer

Birth
New York, USA
Death 16 Aug 1777 (aged 48–49)
Danube, Herkimer County, New York, USA
Burial Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 9165 · View Source
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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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 17 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9165
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for BG Nicholas Herkimer (1728–16 Aug 1777), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9165, citing Herkimer Home Burial Ground, Little Falls, Herkimer County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .