A Battle Fought on Snow Shoes

A Battle Fought on Snow Shoes

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"[...]moment I am able, in order to have a letter ready, as no doubt you and our friends at Fort Edward are anxious to be informed about Mr. -- and me, whom probably you have reckoned amongst the slain in our unfortunate rencontre of the 13th, concerning which at present I shall not be particular; only to do this justice to those who lost their lives there, and to those who have escaped, to assure you, Sir, that such dispositions were formed by the enemy (who discovered us long before), it was impossible for a party so weak as ours to hope for even a retreat. Towards the conclusion of the affair, it was cried from a rising ground on our right, to retire there; where, after scrambling with difficulty, as I was unaccustomed to snow-shoes, I found Capt. Rogers, and told him that I saw to retire further was impossible, therefore earnestly begged we might collect all the men left, and make a stand[...]."
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Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 9.65mm | 308.44g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 150766897X
  • 9781507668979