1777 August 6 - New York militia are defeated at Oriskany, New York by Indians led by Joseph Brant.
August 9 - Lt. Colonel Friedrich Baum leads his detachment east toward the Connecticut Valley.
August 10 - Brig. General Benedict Arnold leaves for Fort Stanwix with relief troops.
August 11 - Lt. Colonel Baum marches from Fort Miller to Batten Kill.
August 13 - Lt. Colonel Baum marches to Cambridge.
August 14 9:00 A.M. - Lt. Colonel Baum and Brig. General John Stark make contact outside Bennington. Evening - Colonel Seth Warner receives orders to join Brig. General Stark.
August 15 Dawn - Maj. General John Burgoyne receives Lt. Colonel Baum's request for reinforcements. 9:00 A.M. - Lt. Colonel Heinrich Breymann leaves with reinforcements for Lt. Colonel Baum. Evening - Colonel Warner reaches Brig. General Stark's camp at Bennington.
August 16 - Brig. General Stark defeats Lt. Colonel Baum at Bennington 12:00 P.M. - Brig. General Stark begins maneuvering his troops. 3:00 P.M. - Brig. General Stark begins his attack. 4:30 P.M. - Lt. Colonel Breymann's reinforcements reach the outer edge of the battle 5:00 P.M. - Lt. Colonel Baum's men surrender. Dusk - Lt. Colonel Breymann runs out of ammunition and is forced to retreat.