- Associated Press - Friday, July 17, 2015

HIGHLAND, N.Y. (AP) - Revolutionary War re-enactors will be participating in a two-state event commemorating the 236th anniversary of a battle fought along the New York-Pennsylvania border.

Re-enactors will be setting up an 18th-century encampment Friday at the Minisink Battleground Park in the Sullivan County town of Highland, on the Delaware River

On Saturday afternoon, a ceremony will be held at the Grave of the Unknown Soldier, located across the river in Lackawaxen, Pennsylvania. The event continues later Saturday at the Minisink park, where the commemoration ends on Sunday.

The Battle of Minisink was fought on July 22, 1779, between American militiamen and a force of British Tories and Mohawk Indians who were conducting a raid on American settlements along the New York-Pennsylvania frontier.

The two sides fought amid rugged country near the Delaware. More than 40 Americans were killed.

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