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" Skirmishing continued between the advanced parties until near ten o'clock, when the enemy's two ships of war and some small armed vessels, having gained our right flank and began a fire, the enemy bent their whole force that way, and endeavored to turn... "
Sketches of Newport and Its Vicinity: With Notices Respecting the History ... - Page 210
by Sarah S. Cahoone - 1842 - 213 pages
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The History of the Rise, Progress, and Establishment of the ..., Volume 2

William Gordon - United States - 1801
...where they placed several pieces of artillery, and began about nine o'clock, a severe cannonade on-a redoubt, an advanced post on his right, which was...Skirmishing continued between the advanced parties until near ten ; when fwo British sloops of war aifd ether arrned vessels, having gained his right...
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Visit to Grand-papa: Or, A Week at Newport

Sarah S. Cahoone - Newport (R.I.) - 1840 - 213 pages
...British advanced very near the Americans, but were repulsed by Glover, and retired to Quaker-hill. The royal troops soon availed themselves of the two...Sullivan's right under cover of their ships, *and to lake his advanced redoubt. This brought on a warm and brisk fire of musketry between the contending...
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Spirit of '76 in Rhode Island: Or, Sketches of the Efforts of the Government ...

Benjamin Cowell - Rhode Island - 1850 - 352 pages
...interspersed with trees and small copse of wood. The enemy began a cannonade upon us about nine in the morning which was returned with double force; skirmishing continued between the advanced parties till near 10 o'clock, when the enemy's two ships of •war and some small armed vessels having gained our...
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BATTLES OF THE UNITED STATES,

HENRY B. DAWSON - 1858
...with trees and small copse of wood. The enemy began a cannonade upon us about nine in the morning, which was returned with double force. Skirmishing continued between the advanced parties until near ten o'clock, when the enemy's two ships-of-war and some small armed vessels having gained...
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THE MILITARY SERVICES AND PUBLIC LIFE OF MAJOR-GENERAL JOHN SULLIVAN

THOMAS C. AMORY - 1868
...with trees and small cop.-e of wood. The enemy began a cannonade upon us about nine in the morning, which was returned with double force. Skirmishing continued between the advanced parties until near ten o'clock, when the enemy's two ships of war and some small armed vessels, having gained...
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The Military Services and Public Life of Major-General John Sullivan: Of the ...

Thomas Coffin Amory - 1868 - 320 pages
...with trees and small cop>e of wood. The enemy began a cannonade upon us about nine in the morning, which was returned with double force. Skirmishing continued between the advanced parties until near ten o'clock, when the enemy's two ships of war and some small armed vessels, having gained...
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Our French Allies: Rochambeau and His Army, Lafayette and His Devotion, D ...

Edwin Martin Stone - French - 1884 - 632 pages
...and small copse of wood. THE BATTLE. "The enemy began a cannonade upon us about nine in the morning, which was returned with double force. Skirmishing continued between the advanced parties until near ten o'clock, when the enemy's two ship< of war and some small armed vessels having gained...
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