- a village in central New York, near Utica: battle 1777.
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Examples from the Web for oriskany
It was while he was flying airplanes off the Oriskany that he was shot down over Hanoi.McCain Never Called Himself A Hero
October 8, 2008
Yet, if one will but think, it is as clear as daylight that Oriskany was the turning-point of the war.In the Valley
When it was at Oriskany, about six miles away, St. Leger laid a trap.Washington and his Comrades in Arms
A narrative of the brave defense of Fort Schuyler and the battle of Oriskany.On Your Mark!
Ralph Henry Barbour
That evening I reached Oriskany Falls, a distance of about 20 miles.Personal Recollections of the War of 1861
Charles Augustus Fuller
We had few wounded; we took no prisoners; Oriskany meant death.The Maid-At-Arms
Robert W. Chambers