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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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History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 6

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 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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HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE PEACE OF UTRECHT TO THE PEACE OF VERSAILLES

LORD MAHON - 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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The Life of George Washington: Commander in Chief of the American Army ...

Aaron Bancroft - Presidents - 1853
...their utmost efforts to a bravo and manly opposition, in order to repair our losses, are dis maycd, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers...off — in some instances, almost by whole regiments bv hail' ones, and by companics at a time. This circumsla.ice, of itself, inde pendent of others, when...
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Lectures on Modern History: From the Irruption of the Northern ..., Volume 2

William Smyth - History, Modern - 1854
...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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History of England: from the peace of Utrecht to the peace of ..., Volume 6

Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope (Earl) - Great Britain - 1854
...'their minds with apprehension and despair. The Militia, 'instead of calling forth their utmost efforts, are dismayed, 'intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of 'them have gone off; in some instancesalmostbywholeregi'ments , by half ones , and by companies at a time .... and 'with the deepest...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 2

Washington Irving - 1855
...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. * * * * With the deepest concern, I am obliged to confess...
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Annals of the Congress of the United States, Volume 37

United States. Congress - United States - 1855
...and faithful in service. In September; 1776, he says: "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." And, in speaking of the militia of Connecticut, who were...
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The Life of George Washington ...

Aaron Bancroft - 1855
...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 dis mayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off — in some instances,...
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THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES FROM THEIR COLONIZATION

GEORGE TUCKER - 1856
...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 oflf, in some instances almost by whole regiments, in many by half ones, and by companies at a time....
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History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 6

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - Great Britain - 1858
...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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