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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 Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 10

Washington Irving - 1881
...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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Irving's Works, Volume 23

Washington Irving, Pierre Munroe Irving - 1883
...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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Life of George Washington, Volume 2

Washington Irving - Presidents - 1885
...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 off; !n some instances almost by whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies, at a time. . . . With...
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History of Westchester County: New York, Including ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Thomas Scharf - Bronx (New York, N.Y.) - 1886
..."apprehension and des[>air. The Militia, instead of calling forth their " utmost efforts to a bravo and manly opposition, in order to repair our " losses,...dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great uurn"bers of them have gone off ; in some instances, almost by whole Regi•" ments, by half ones,...
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Westchester County, New York, During the American Revolution

Henry Barton Dawson - New York (State) - 1886 - 281 pages
...despair. The Militia, instead of calling forth their "utmost efforts to a l>rave und manly opposition, iu order to repair our "losses, are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return, i'ireut num" hers of them have gone off ; In some instances, almost by whole Regi" nicuts, by hulf...
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Narrative and Critical History of America: The United States of North ...

Justin Winsor - America - 1887
...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 discouraged, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off : in some instances...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 1

James Harrison Kennedy - Presidents - 1888
...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...some instances almost by whole regiments; in many, half ones, and by companies at a time. This circumstance of itself, independent of others, when fronted...
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Narrative and Critical History of America: London: 1886-1889, Volume 6

Justin Winsor - America - 1888 - 640 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 order to repair our losses, arc discouraged, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone off : in some...
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The Writings of George Washington, Volume 4

George Washington - Presidents - 1889
...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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War of American Independence

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - United States - 1889 - 247 pages
...filled their minds with apprehension and 'ioiMtepedespair. The militia are dismayed, intractable, rate' and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have...off; in some instances almost by whole regiments, by half-ones, and by companies at a time. .... Their want of discipline, and refusal of almost every...
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