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NH 56482 Massacre of Wyoming, 3-4 July 1778

Massacre of Wyoming, 3-4 July 1778
Title: Massacre of Wyoming, 3-4 July 1778
Caption: The massacre of Wyoming took place on the 3rd and 4th of July 1778 in the Wyoming Valley, Pennsylvania. The valley housed divided loyalties between Tories and Patriots which finally came to a head when British Major John Butler's rangers and 300 American Indians captured the valley.
Description: From Battles of the U.S. by Sea and Land by Henry B. Dawson. Published by Johnson, Fry & Co., New York, 1859
Catalog #: NH 56482
Copyright Owner: Naval History and Heritage Command
Original Creator: Artist, Engraving after a painting by Chappel
After this Year: 1775
Before this Year: 1783
Original Medium: Engraving, BW photograph
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