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Andrew Ostrander

Andrew Ostrander, at the age of 20, joined Joseph Brant’s Volunteers, a fighting unit in the Indian Department on the British side, at a time and place when Walter Butler’s Regiment was equally accessible and, for several reasons, a more popular enlistment choice. We have his own testimony that he was a “pilot”, a woodsman …

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Thaddeus Davis

Thaddeus Davis Senior (b 30 June 1738; d 08 Dec. 1824) was on the muster rolls of Fairfield County, Connecticut and as a loyal British subject, served in the campaigns of 1756, 1757 and 1758 in the French and Indian Wars. He married Deborah Hall (b 1736; d 30 Aug. 1818) in Milford, New Haven, …

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