PVT. HENRY FLANDERS

PVT. HENRY FLANDERS

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<div>_**Henry Flanders**_</div>
<div>In August of 1776, Henry enlisted as a Private in Captain Christian Getman's Company of Tryon County Rangers while living in Palatine. Henry went on a scout to West Canada Creek, then to Sacandaga, then to Johnstown and from there back to Palatine where he was stationed until January of 1777\. On March 27th, Henry with the rest of the company arrived at Johnstown where they were discharged. In April, Henry enlisted as a private in Captain Nicholas Rechtor's Company (Sixth Company) in Colonel Jacob Klock's Regiment of Tryon County Militia (Second Regiment). On April 10, 1778, Henry enlisted as a private in Captain John Leffler's Company of Boatmen. Henry went to Albany where he was stationed for a month. Henry then went to North River, then to King's Ferry and then to Tarrytown where he was stationed. Henry was discharged on January 2, 1779\. In April of 1779, Henry enlisted in Captain Rechtor's Company. Henry was stationed at various forts along the Mohawk River. In May, Henry enlisted as a private in Captain John Hess' Company in Colonel Klock's Regiment. Henry was stationed at Fort Ox in the Royal Grant and he was stationed there for two weeks. Henry was then stationed at different forts along the Mohawk River. On April 1, 1781, Henry enlisted as a private In Captain Lawrence Gros' Company in Colonel Marinus Willett's Regiment of New York Levies. He was stationed at Fort Rensselaer (Fort Plain). Henry returned to Fort Rensselaer where he was stationed until he was discharged on December 31, 1781\. In the Spring of 1782, Henry enlisted in Captain Waggoner's Company and he was stationed at different forts along the Mohawk River.</div>
<div>Source: Published by the Mohawk Valley Democrat, November 25, 1976, on page 8.</div>
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