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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 Making of America, Volume 9

Robert Marion La Follette, William Matthews Hardy, Charles Higgins - Inventors, American - 1906
...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 Works of Washington Irving: Life of Washington

Washington Irving - 1907
...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 TEE STTlfATJOJf. 393 are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers...
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Letters and Addresses,

George Washington - Presidents - 1908 - 489 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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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - United States - 1909 - 484 pages
...sustained on the 27th ultimo has dispirited too great a proportion of our troops. . . . The militia . . . are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return....off; in some instances, almost by whole regiments. ... I am obliged to confess my want of confidence in the generality of the troops. ... I am . . . fully...
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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - United States - 1909 - 484 pages
...sustained on the 27th ultimo has dispirited too great a proportion of our troops. . . . The militia . . . are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return. Great numbers of them have gone oft ; in some instances, almost by whole regiments. ... I am obliged to confess my want of confidence...
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A Study of Greatness in Men

Josephus Nelson Larned - Genius - 1911 - 303 pages
...scarcely two thirds as much. After the battle of Long Island he wrote to Congress : " The militia . . . are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to return....off, in some instances almost by whole regiments." He goes on to say that their want of discipline has infected the remaining soldiery, and he feels obliged...
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Military Policy of the United States

United States. War Department - 1912 - 495 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 fronted...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1916
...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 fronted...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States ..., Volume 2

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines, Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1916
...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...numbers of them have gone off; in some instances, almost hy whole regiments, by half ones, and by companies at a time. This circumstance of itself, independent...
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The Military Policy of the United States

Emory Upton, Joseph Prentiss Sanger, William Dorrance Beach, Charles Dudley Rhodes - United States - 1917 - 495 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...losses, are dismayed, intractable, and impatient to -eturn. Great numbers or them have gone off — in some instances almost by whole rtgiments, by half...
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