Wednesday, June 05, 2024

Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois 1779 – Symposium

The Fort Plain Museum presents the Sullivan-Clinton Campaign Against the Iroquois 1779 Symposium held on Saturday, November 2, 2019, pre-registration is recommended, walk-ins are welcomed. We have several leading experts giving several perspectives and logistics of the campaign. We will also end the program with a panel discussion, this is a great opportunity to have your voice heard on a controversial topic. All proceeds from this event, will go towards preservation and exhibition of the Museum’s American Indian artifacts.

The lineup of topics and speakers include:

  • Not Overrun but Destroy: The Iroquois Campaign of 1779 – Glenn F. Williams
  • Total Destruction and Devastation: the George Washington We Remember – G. Peter Jemison
  • Making the Most of a Little: The Evolution of an American Strategy for 1779 – Joseph R. Fischer
  • Amateurs Talk About Tactics, but Professionals Study Logistics: Supplying the Sullivan Expedition of 1779 – Robert Mulligan
  • Clinton’s Dam: Colonial and Native Contexts – William A. Starna
  • From the Mohawk to the Susquehanna: Clinton’s Brigade route across the Portage in 1779 – Wayne Lenig

Visit our website for more information and to register:

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