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By Joseph E. Stevens

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ISBN-13: 9780806123196

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The two forces came together about a mile east of town. The Americans saw that they were outnumbered, and without offering a fight they turned around and marched back to Concord, followed closely by the British troops. The commander of the Concord militia, Colonel James Barrett, knew that most of the military stores the redcoats were after had either been hidden or carried off to safety, so he ordered his men to retreat through the center of Concord, across North Bridge on the western edge of town, and into a position on Punkatasset Hill, where they could safely wait for reinforcements.

Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Maryland (War of 1812) 50 7. Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Pennsylvania (French and Indian War) 55 8. Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania County Battlefields Memorial National Military Park, Virginia (Civil War) 58 9. Gettysburg National Military Park, Pennsylvania (Civil War) 84 10. Manassas National Battlefield Park, Virginia (Civil War) 104 11. Petersburg National Battlefield, Virginia (Civil War) 119 12. Richmond National Battlefield Park, Virginia (Civil War) 131 13.

He knew that the British did not have cannon capable of pounding the fort into submission, and that General Nicholas Herkimer and 900 men of the Tryon County militia had mustered at German Flats on the Mohawk River, fifty miles to the east, and were marching to his aid. Unbeknownst to either Gansevoort or Herkimer, St. Leger had learned of the relief column's approach and sent a large portion of his army to intercept it. This detachment of Indians and tories set an ambush in a wooded ravine near Oriskany, six miles southeast of Fort Stanwix, and waited for the approach of the American militia.

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