John Dickey

John Dickey served in the area for a tour. The stories of his adventures in the war are in his pension papers. They are very detailed. There is little said of his time in the area of the fort. He would guard supplies from Waterstreet to the surrounding area. Dickey described an incident that occurred. […]

John Lane, Pvt.

John Lane was born in Baltimore, in 1756. His family moved to the Huntingdon area when he was 9 years old. In 1779 he enlisted in Cluggage’s rangers. John served in the Huntingdon area, protecting the region until the harvest. He manned Fort Roberdeau in Sinking Valley acting as a ranger, helping protect the lead […]