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Henry Defendorff: A Very Intelligent Man

Henry Defendorff enlisted as a sergeant in Christopher P. Yates’s Tryon County company of the 2nd New York Provincial Battalion commanded by Col. Goose Van Schaick, on July 20, 1775.  The position of his name on the company muster roll indicates he was the company’s second sergeant.[1]  The original company didn’t exist for long; shortly […]

by Philip D. Weaver