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Henry Hoover taken prisoner at Oriskany

  • Oriskany, New York

During one of the bloddiest battles of the Revolutionary War, Henry Hoover was leading a group of Militia of the 4th Regiment, Tryon County when he was taken prisoner and carried to Canada, where he was held captive. About 6 months later, he returned home and continued to serve in the local militia until the end of the war.