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Page 180 - In short, the dastardly behavior of those they call regulars exposed all others that were inclined to do their duty to almost certain death ; and at last, in despite of all the efforts of the officers to the contrary, they ran, as sheep pursued by dogs, and it was impossible to rally them.
Page 53 - Colony &c of all which 1 before gave my approbation & shall chearfully do every thing consistent with my Office for Carrying it into Execution as early as possible...
Page 180 - St. Clair are also wounded, and I hope will get over it; Sir Peter Halket, with many other brave officers, were killed in the field.
Page 180 - ... a prey to the enemy ; and when we endeavoured to rally them, in hopes of regaining the ground, and what we had left upon it, it was with as little success as if we had attempted to have stopped the wild bears of the mountains, or the rivulets with our feet; for they would break by in spite CHAP.I. of every effort to prevent it."* 1755.
Page 150 - -J list of the Officers who were present, and of those Killed and Wounded in the action on the banks of Monongahela tJie Wh Day of July, 1755.
Page 180 - Regulars, who gathered themselves into a body, contrary to orders, ten or twelve deep, would then level, fire and shoot down the men before them. I tremble at the consequences that this defeat may have upon our back settlers, who, I suppose, will all leave their habitations unless there are proper measures taken for their security.
Page 180 - ... that nothing but confusion and disobedience of orders prevailed among them. The officers in general behaved with incomparable bravery, for which they greatly suffered ; there being near sixty killed and wounded, a large proportion out of the number we had.
Page 180 - Regulars, who were immediately struck with such an inconceivable panic, that nothing but confusion and disobedience of orders prevailed among them. The officers, in general, behaved with incomparable bravery, for which they greatly suffered, there being near 60 killed and wounded, — a large proportion out of the number we had.
Page 180 - In short the dastardly behavior of the regular troops (so called) exposed those who were inclined to do their duty, to almost certain death, and at length in spite of every effort to the contrary, they broke and ran as sheep before...
Page 56 - Ind.1 are likewise dissatisfied with the N Englanders Intrusions into Pennsylvania, which they say will involve their people in disputes, They complain bitterly of 111 usage & Acts of Injustice at the posts & frontiers & say that the other Confederacys have invited them to Joyn in Measures for redress, And Indeed from the sev.1 Discoveries I have Made The belts Constantly passing thro...

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