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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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Chapters from French history. God's heroes and the world's heroes

John Hampden Gurney - 1858
...has dispirited many of our troops, and filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia are dismayed, intractable and impatient to return....off, in some instances almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time. I am satisfied that our liberties must be greatly hazarded,...
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Life of Washington: a biography, personal, military, and political, Volume 2

Benson John Lossing, Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1860
...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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History of the United States of America, Volume 1

Taliaferro Preston Shaffner - 1863
...their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost effort* to a brave and manly opposition, in order to repair...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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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - United States - 1865 - 459 pages
...the army that his skill had saved deserted him. The militia went off, — I use his own words, — "in some instances almost by whole regiments, in many by half ones, and by companies at a time." The regulars, if any part of this irregular body deserved the name, were " infected by their example."...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - United States - 1865 - 459 pages
...the army that his skill had saved deserted him. The militia went oif, — I use his own words, — "in some instances almost by whole regiments, in many by half ones, and by companies at a time." The regulars, if any part, of this irregular body deserved the name, were " infected by their example."...
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A HISTORY OF THE CITY OF BROOKLY.

HENERY R. STILES. - 1867
...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...and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have unspiked and turned on the "boats of the retreating Americans. Three persons, who left the island last,...
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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 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 to their homes." The American army was now in a deplorable condition. It had neither arms, ammunition,...
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SERMONS,SPEECHES AND LETTERS ON SLAVERY AND ITS WAR:

GILBERT HAVEN - 1869
...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." The British were as jubilant and hopeful as the rebels at Manassas; while, to complete the analogy,...
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Soldier and patriot, the story of G. Washington

Frances Mary Owen - 1873 - 255 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 With the deepest concern, I am obliged to confess my want...
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Cassell's History of the United States, Volume 2

Edmund Ollier - United States - 1874
...impatient to return. Great numbers of them have pne off; in some instances, almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies, at a time. This circumstance of itself, independent of others, then fronted by a well-appointed enemy, superior in number to our whole collected force, would be sdiciently...
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