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Joseph Brant

Mohawk Military Leader Joseph Brant

Full Name: Thayendanegea
Profession: Mohawk Military Leader

Nationality: Mohawk

Biography: Closely associated with Great Britain during and after the American Revolution, he led Mohawk and colonial Loyalists against the rebels in a bitter partisan war on the New York frontier.

Birthplace: Ohio, USA

Died: November 24, 1807

Historical Events

  • 1775-11-11 Mohawk military leader Joseph Brant goes to London to solicit more support from the government and to persuade the Crown to address past Mohawk land grievances in exchange for their participation as allies in the impending war

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