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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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American Aurora: A Democratic-Republican Returns: The Suppressed History of ...

Richard N. Rosenfeld - History - 1998 - 1012 pages
...of the Members of Congress . . .827 287 Our situation is truly distressing . . . The Militia . . . are dismayed, Intractable, and Impatient to return....off; in some Instances, almost by whole Regiments, by half Ones & by Companies at a time . . . [W]hen their example has Infected another part of the .Army,...
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Washington and the American Republic, Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1870
...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 wellappointed enemy, superior in numbers to our whole collected force, would be sufficiently disagreeable;...
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Forgotten Patriot: The Life and Times of Major-General Nathanael Greene

Lee P. Anderson - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 372 pages
...apprehension and despair. The militia.. .are dismayed, intractable and impatient to return to their homes. Great numbers of them have gone off; in some instances, almost by whole regiments.. .their example had infected the whole part of the army. I am obliged to confess my want of confidence...
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A Hunger For Liberty Leads to the Declaration of Independence

Mary Mostert - 2004 - 205 pages
...data=/texts/english/moden g/parsed&tag=public&part=5&division=div1 despair. The Militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in order to repair our Losses, is dismayed, intractable and impatient to return (home). Great numbers of them have gone off, in some...
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1776

David McCullough - History - 2005 - 400 pages
...Washington portrayed much of the army as plainly "contemptible." The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition, in...off, in some instances almost by whole regiments. W7orse, their example had "infected" others to the point that he no longer had confidence in the army...
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The Life of George Washington, Volume 2

Washington Irving - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 416 pages
...minds with apprehension and despair. The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts bo a brave and manly opposition" in order to repair our...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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Turner's Words: Achieving Freedom

A. A. Sorensen - Fiction - 2005 - 388 pages
...filled their minds with apprehension and despair. The militia units, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly opposition in order to repair our forces, are dismayed and impatient to return home. Great numbers of them have already gone off." Congress...
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George Washington's War: The Forging of a Revolutionary Leader and the ...

Bruce Chadwick - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...their unreliability in battle as he dictated a scathing letter to Hancock and Congress. "Great number of them have gone off, in some instances almost by whole regiments," he charged, and said they exhibited "an entire disregard of that order and subordination necessary...
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The Making of America, Volume 9

Robert Marion La Follette - Inventors - 1904
...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 Olive Branch: Or, Faults on Both Sides, Federal and Democratic. A ...

Mathew Carey - 1816 - 478 pages
...•• The militia, instead of calling forth their utmost efforts to a brave and manly eppoĢitioĢ in 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 •f itself, independent of others, when...
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