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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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Memoirs of General La Fayette, Embracing Details of His Public and Private ...

France - 1825 - 455 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...our losses, are dismayed, intractable, and impatient *o return home. Great numbers of them have gone off, — in some instances, almost by whole regiments,...
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Historical View of the American Revolution ...

George Washington Greene - United States - 1865 - 9 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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