Frey's Company

During the American Revolution, Bernard Frey was the captain of Frey's Company. His family was from Switzerland and had emigrated to the colony of New York in 1689. He was from the Mohawk River valley and first served with the Indian Department. He was present at the Battle of Oriskany in 1777. He was commissioned Captain in Butler's Rangers on October 2, 1780. After the war, Frey settled in Upper Canada, having received a grant of 3000 acres in Whitby. He died in 1814 at Newark (Niagara-on-the-Lake), killed by an American cannonball.

The re-created Frey's company has 19 members in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Florida.

2018 Calendar of Events
Bold & italic indicates "All-Up" attendance expected.
Date Event Location
May 19- 20 BAR (Brigade of the American Revolution) School of Instruction Eastfield Village, East Nassau, NY
July 7 Bidwell House Museum Monterey, MA
August 4-5 Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA
September 29-30 BVMA (Burning of the Valleys Military Association) at Fort Klock Fort Klock, NY
October 6-7 BAR at the Amos Green Homestead Charleston, RI
November 3 BAR at the 240th Anniversary Redding Encampment Putnam Memorial State Park, CT
November 17 242nd Anniversary of the Retreat from Fort Lee Fort Lee, NJ
Contact Person: David Solek
Address: 580 Wheeler Road
Monroe, CT 06468-3246
Phone: 203-268-7940
E-mail Address: Email Link

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