#Siege1777

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fort.stanwix.nps “Fort Schuyler 21st: Decr 1777 – Garrison Orders Parole G : C Sign H John Hill private in Capt Greggs Company is Order’d to Attend the parade every morning at eleven oClock, and at 2 in the Afternoon at which Time the Officer of the Guard will Order the Long Roll to be beat If he judges the Weather not to cold for men to Learn their Exercise, at which Time the Orderly Sergeants of each Company, will see that their Awkard Men who are not on Duty are turned out to be Drill’d… P: Gansevoort Col Comt:” - From the Orderly Book of the 3rd NY Regiment  #Siege1777 #FortStanwix #AmericanRevolution #RevolutionaryWar #History #OTD #OnThisDay #TDiH
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fort.stanwix.nps "When we assumed the Soldier, we did not lay aside the Citizen." - George Washington . Out of the approximate 800 American Continental Soldiers and civilians inside the fort during the 21-day siege of August 1777, only 18 were wounded and only 4 died. The fort held to the "last extremity". #FortStanwix is the "fort that never surrendered" during the #AmericanRevolution. Visit the fort to learn the complete story. RPR . #Siege1777 #national_park_pictures #nationalpark #nationalparkservice #nationalparkgeek #encuentratuparque #FindYourPark #goparks #brownpeoplecamping #picoftheday #troops #parkranger #mohawkvalley #sixnations #national_park_photography #americanrevolution #fort #rhsfriendsofthefort #rebellion #national_parks_traveler #newyorkstate #soldiers #army #goarmy #history