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" During the whole affair, the rebels attacked us in a very scattered, irregular manner, but with perseverance and resolution, nor did they ever dare to form into any regular body. Indeed they knew too well what was proper, to do so. Whoever looks upon... "
Rise of the United Empire Loyalists: A Sketch of American History - Page 82
by Frederic Gregory Forsyth - 1906 - 120 pages
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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF ARLINGTON, MASSACHUSETTS FORMERLY THE SECOND PRECINCT ...

BENJAMIN AND WILLIAM R. CUTTER - 1880
...arrived at Charlestown at 8 in the evening * * * * having expended almost every cartridge. oners. * * * * During the whole affair the Rebels attacked us in...too well what was proper, to do so. Whoever looks upon them as an irregular mob will find himself much mistaken. They have men amongst them who know...
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History of the Town of Arlington, Massachusetts: Formerly the Second ...

Benjamin Cutter, William Richard Cutter - Arlington (Mass.) - 1880 - 368 pages
...wounded, 21 missing, besides 1 officer killed, 15 wounded, and 2 wounded and taken prisoners. * * * * During the whole affair the Rebels attacked us in...Indeed they knew too well what was proper, to do so. AVhoever looks upon them as an irregular mob will find himself much mistaken. They have men amongst...
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Letters of Hugh, Earl Percy, from Boston and New York, 1774-1776

Hugh Percy Duke of Northumberland - United States - 1902 - 88 pages
...whole affair the Rebels attacked us in a very scattered, irregular manner, but with perseverance & resolution, nor did they ever dare to form into any...too well what was proper, to do so. Whoever looks upon them as an irregular mob, will find himself much mistaken. They have men amongst them who know...
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Letters of Hugh, Earl Percy, from Boston and New York, 1774-1776

Hugh Percy Duke of Northumberland - United States - 1902 - 88 pages
...w[ounded], & 21 m[issing], besides i offir k[illed], 15 w[ounded], & 2 w founded] & taken prisoners. . . . During the whole affair the Rebels attacked us in...scattered, irregular manner, but with perseverance & resolution, nor did they ever dare to form into any regular body. Indeed, they knew too well what...
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Old Boston Days & Ways: From the Dawn of the Revolution Until the Town ...

Mary Caroline Crawford - Boston (Mass.) - 1909 - 463 pages
...killed, fifteen were wounded and two were taken prisoners. " During the whole affair," he then went on, " the Rebels attacked us in a very scattered irregular manner, but with perseverance & resolution. . . . Whoever looks upon them as an irregular mob, will find himself much mistaken. They...
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The Beginnings of the American Revolution: Based on Contemporary ..., Volume 3

Ellen Chase - United States - 1910
...was possible to be." Lord Percy 1 in a private letter was more generous to his opponents and wrote, "During the whole affair the rebels attacked us in...knew too well what was proper to do so. Whoever looks upon them as an irregular mob will find themselves much mistaken. They have men amongst them who know...
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History of the Town of Lexington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts: History

Charles Hudson - Lexington (Mass. : Town) - 1913
...w(ounded), * 21 m(iasing), besides 1 off k(illed), 15 w(ounded), & 2 w(ounded) A taken prisoners. . . . During the whole affair the Rebels attacked us in...scattered, irregular manner, but with perseverance & resolution, oor did they ever dare to form into any regular body. Indeed, they knew too well what...
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The Day of Concord and Lexington, the Nineteenth of April, 1775

Allen French - Concord, Battle of, Concord, Mass., 1775 - 1925 - 295 pages
...he found himself full of respect for the fighting qualities of his opponents. The next day he wrote: During the whole affair the Rebels attacked us in...scattered, irregular manner, but with perseverance & resolution, nor did they ever dare to form into any regular body. Indeed, they knew too well what...
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Paul Revere's Ride

David Hackett (Warren Professor of History Fischer, Warren Professor of History Brandeis University), David Hackett Fischer, Harmondsworth Professor of American History and Fellow David Hackett Fischer - History - 1994 - 445 pages
...by the skill that American commanders showed in managing their forces on the field. Later he wrote, "During the whole affair, the rebels attacked us in...too well what was proper, to do so. Whoever looks upon them as an irregular mob, will find himself very much mistaken. They have men amongst them who...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 100

1907
...conduct of his son. And Percy himself , who had despised his foes, described the day in these words: "During the whole affair the Rebels attacked us in...too well what was proper, to do so. Whoever looks upon them as an irregular mob, will find himself much mistaken. They have men amongst them who know...
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