National Geographic : 1947 Jul
"Post Two Men Behind Each Tree!" General Herkimer Directing the Battle ofOriskany When he saw that the Indians would wait for a shot, then rush their man before he could reload, the General ordered his troops tofight inpairs. With blood staining the bandage on his wounded leg, the stouthearted leader sits on his saddle with his back against a beech tree inFrederick C.Yohn's famous painting, reproduced by courtesy of the Utica Public Library. "I will face the enemy," he said.