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" Our situation is truly distressing. The check our detachment sustained on the 27th ultimo has dispirited too great a proportion of our troops and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts... "
The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American Forces ... - Page 453
by John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - 1804
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Official Letters to the Honorable American Congress: Written ..., Volume 1

George Washington - United States - 1795
...forth their utmoft efforts to a brave and manly oppofifion in order to repair our loffes, are difmayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off, — in fome' iuftances, almoft by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time. This circumftance,...
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The life of George Washington, Volume 2

John Marshall - 1804
...troops, and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...of itself, independent of others, when fronted by a well-appointed enemy, superior in number to our whole collected force, would be sufficiently disagreeable...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American ..., Volume 2

John Marshall, Bushrod Washington - Biography & Autobiography - 1804
...their minds with apprehension and CHAP, vu. despair. The militia, instead of calling forth 1776. their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...time. This circumstance of itself, independent of others,when fronted by a well appointed enemy, superior in number to our whole collected force, would...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - Presidents - 1807 - 464 pages
...and filled their minds with apprehension and de-spair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone offj in some instances almost by whole regiments, in many by half ones, and by companies at a time....
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An Essay on the Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1807 - 552 pages
...troops, and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone of.. ..in some instances, almost by whole regiments, -by half ones, and by companies at a time. This...
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Life of George Washington: commander in chief of the American army through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...troops, and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...— in some instances, almost by whole regiments, by half ones, 'and by companies at a time. This circumstance of itself, independent of others, when...
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Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army Through ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1808 - 560 pages
...impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off— in some instances, almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time. This circumstance of itself, indepeiTdent of others, when fronted by a well appointed enemv, superior in number to our whole collected...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1809
...army, which had just experienced a defeat in Long Island. ' The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...intractable and impatient to return. Great numbers of them havegon* off — in some instances, almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and fey companies at a...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1811 - 371 pages
...and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, inste;id of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in order to repair our losses, arc dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off; in some instances,...
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The life of George Washington: commander in chief of the armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1814 - 266 pages
...troops, and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition in...when fronted by a well appointed enemy, superior in nurnber to our whole collected force, would be sufficiently disagreeable ; but when it is added, that...
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