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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 - 1842 - 588 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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A Book of the United States: Exhibiting Its Geography, Divisions ...

Grenville Mellen - United States - 1843 - 847 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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Pictorial Life of George Washington: Embracing a Complete History of the ...

John Frost - 1847 - 588 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 Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army ...

Aaron Bancroft - Presidents - 1847 - 223 pages
...with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a bravo and manly opposition, in order to repair our losses,...off — in some instances, almost by whole regiments bv half ones, and By companies a', a time. This circumstajce, of itself, inde pendent of others, when...
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An Inquiry Into the Views, Services, Principles, and Influences of ..., Volume 1

Thaddeus Allen - United States - 1847
...despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, ill 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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Life and Correspondence of Joseph Reed: Military Secretary of ..., Volume 1

William Bradford Reed - United States - 1847
...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...intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers have gone off; in some instances almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time....
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Life and Correspondence of Joseph Reed: Military Secretary of ..., Volume 1

William Bradford Reed - United States - 1847
...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...order to repair our losses, are dismayed, intractable, \J and impatient to return. Great numbers have gone off"; in some instances almost by whole regiments,...
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The Life of George Washington ....

Aaron Bancroft - 1848
...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 order to repair our losses, arc dis mayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off — in some...
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Works, Volume 8

Washington Irving - 1857
...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 order to repair our losses, WASHINGTON ON THE SITUATION. 393 are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1853
...minds with apprehension and " despair. The Militia, instead of calling forth their " utmost efforts, are dismayed, intractable, and impatient " to return....off ; in " some instances almost by whole regiments, by half ones, " and by companies at a time .... and with the deepest " concern, I am obliged to confess...
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