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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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Lives of the Presidents of the United States: With Biographical Notices of ...

Robert W. Lincoln - Presidents - 1836 - 508 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." Washington had recourse to entreaty, to persuasion, and to promises, to arrest the progress of these...
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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1837
...LIFE OF WASHINGTON. minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition in...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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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - United States - 1837
...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...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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The Writings of George Washington: pt. II. Correspondence and miscellaneous ...

George Washington, Jared Sparks - Presidents - 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...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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The Writings of George Washington: Life of Washington

George Washington - Presidents - 1837
...despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition hi order to repair our losses, are dismayed, intractable,...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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The Life of George Washington

Jared Sparks - Presidents - 1839 - 562 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...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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The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence ..., Volume 4

George Washington, Jared Sparks - United States - 1839
...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...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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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1839 - 824 pages
...their mini!* with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost effort! to a brave and manly opposition, in order to repair...return. Great numbers of them have gone off; in some instanco almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time. This circumstance of...
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Lectures on Modern History: From the Irruption of the Northern ..., Volume 2

William Smyth - Europe - 1840 - 494 pages
...victories of Howe, September 2nd, he writes — " Our situation is truly distressing; the militias are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return...off, in some instances almost by whole regiments. With the deepest concern I am obliged to confess my want of confidence in the generality of the troops....
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volume 2

John Adolphus - Great Britain - 1841
...and " filled their minds with apprehension and despair. " The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost " efforts to a brave and manly opposition,...repair our losses, are dismayed, intractable, and im" patient to return. Great numbers of them have gone " off, in some instances almost by whole regiments,...
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