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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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The Olive Branch, Or, Faults on Both Sides, Federal and Democratic: A ...

Mathew Carey - Political parties - 1817 - 458 pages
...September 2d. 1776. " The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manlv opposition in order to repair our losses, are dismayed,...off— 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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Memoirs of General La Fayette, Embracing Details of His Public and Private ...

France - 1825 - 455 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...are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return home. Great numbers of them have gone off, — in some instances, almost by whole regiments, in many,...
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Memoirs of General La Fayette, Embracing Details of His Public and Private ...

Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert Du Motier marquis de Lafayette - France - 1825 - 455 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...are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return home. Great numbers of them have gone off, — in some instances, almost by whole regiments, in many,...
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Memoirs of General La Fayette, embracing details of his public and private ...

History - 1825 - 455 pages
...with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a biave and manly opposition, in order to repair our losses,...are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return home. Great numbers of them have gone off, — in some instances, almost by whole regiments, in many,...
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The Life of Elbridge Gerry: With Contemporary Letters. To the ..., Volume 1

James Trecothick Austin - Statesmen - 1828 - 520 pages
...example on every other part of the army. " The militia," says he, " instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition in...are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return." He urged on congress the futility of depending on any force collected by short enlistments, and pointed...
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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the Armies of the ...

David Ramsay - 1832 - 246 pages
...and filled their minds with apprehensions and despair.—The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great number* of them have gone off; in some instances, almost by whole regiments ; in many, by half regiments,...
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The History of New Jersey: From Its Discovery by Europeans, to the Adoption ...

Thomas Francis Gordon - New Jersey - 1834 - 339 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...companies at a time. This circumstance of itself, inde. pendent of others, when fronted by a well appointed enemy, superior in number to our whole collected...
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A GAZETTEER OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY

THOMAS R. GORDON - 1834
...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...instances, almost by whole regiments, in many, by half onesr and by companies at a time. This circumstance of itself, independent of others, when fronted...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington - Presidents - 1834
...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, 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 1

John Marshall - Presidents - 1836
...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...well appointed enemy, superior in number to our whole collectec force, would be sufficiently disagreeable ; but when it is added, that theit example has...
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