Schuyler, Hon Yost

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Schuyler, Hon Yost

SCHUYLER, HON YOST. A mentally disturbed nephew of General Herkimer whom Benedict Arnold used to panic the Indians around Fort Stanwix by spreading rumors of a vast American army approaching their positions. As his Indian allies fled, St. Leger's Expedition collapsed.

SEE ALSO St. Leger's Expedition.

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