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active advance already American appeared approach arms army attempt authority battle Black river body bridge brigade British brought camp Captain cause cavalry character charge Charleston command complete confidence continued Creek detachment doubt duties effect enemy equally fell field fight fire followed force Fort fortunate frequently Georgetown give Greene hands head hope Horry horse hundred infantry James known latter less lives Major Marion miles military militia movements natural necessary never night North object occasion officers once partisan party passed patriots person position possession prepared present prisoners proceeded progress reached received regiment retreat river says secure seems sent side soldiers soon South Carolina spirit strong success suffered supplies swamp taken Tarleton tion took Tories troops Watson whole wounded yielded
Сторінка 51 - But when we came, according to orders, to cut down the fields of corn, I could scarcely refrain from tears. For who could see the stalks that stood so stately with broad green leaves and...
Сторінка 17 - After our arrival in Carolina we suffered every kind of evil. In about eighteen months our elder brother, unaccustomed to the hard labor we were obliged to undergo, died of a fever. Since leaving France we had experienced every kind of affliction, disease, pestilence, famine, poverty, hard labor. I have been for six months together without tasting bread, working the ground like a slave ; and I have even passed three or four years without always having it when I wanted it. God has done great things...
Сторінка 141 - Colonel Marion had so wrought on the minds of the people, partly by the terror of his threats and cruelty of his punishments, and partly by the promise of plunder, that there was scarce an inhabitant between the Santee and Pedee that was not in arms against us. Some parties had even crossed the Santee and carried terror to the gates of Charlestown.
Сторінка 343 - AND INDEPENDENCE, And secured to her the blessings of LIBERTY AND PEACE. This tribute of veneration and gratitude is erected in commemoration of the noble and disinterested virtues of the CITIZEN; and the gallant exploits of the SOLDIER; Who lived without fear, and died without reproach.
Сторінка 18 - Many of the French follow a Trade with the Indians, living very conveniently for that Interest. There is about seventy Families seated on this River, who live as decently and happily as any Planters in these Southward Parts of America. The French being a temperate, industrious People, some of them bringing very little of Effects, yet by their Endeavors and mutual Assistance amongst themselves ( which is highly to be commended ) , have outstripped our English, who brought with them larger Fortunes,...
Сторінка 52 - I say, without grief, could see these sacred plants sinking under our swords with all their precious load, to wither and rot untasted in their mourning fields? "I saw everywhere around the footsteps of the little Indian children, where they had lately played under the shade of their rustling corn.
Сторінка 116 - To an inquiry, whether the inhabitants were to be allowed to remain upon their plantations, he was answered in the negative. ' His Majesty,' said Ardesoif, ' offers you a free pardon, of which you are undeserving, for you all ought to be hanged ; but it is only on condition that you take up arms in his cause.