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" ... in their present position until night, when a rapid attack was to be made in two divisions, upon the Indian camp, under the impression that the darkness of the night, and the surprise of the enemy, might give them an advantage, which they could scarcely... "
A History of the Early Settlement of Highland County, Ohio - Page 18
by Daniel Scott - 1890 - 192 pages
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Incidents of Border Life: Illustrative of the Times and Condition of the ...

Indian captivities - 1841 - 511 pages
...might gi?e them an advantage, which they could scarcely hope for in daylight. Accordingly, every thing remaining quiet at dusk, they again mounted and advanced...advancing to the attack, therefore, Calvin detached his eon with several halters, which he had borrowed from the men, to regain their own horses, and be prepared...
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Mirror of olden time border life: embracing a history of the discovery of ...

Joseph Pritts, Alexander Scott Withers - Frontier and pioneer life - 1849 - 700 pages
...might give them an advantage, which they could scarcely hope for in daylight. Accordingly, every thing remaining quiet at dusk, they again mounted and advanced...Calvin detached his son with several halters, which he had borrowed from the men, to regain their own horses, and be prepared to carry them off in case the...
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Sketches of Western Adventure: Containing an Account of the Most Interesting ...

John Alexander McClung - Indian captivities - 1852 - 315 pages
...might give them an advantage, which they could scarcely hope for in daylight. Accordingly, every thing remaining quiet at dusk, they again mounted and advanced...Calvin detached his son with several halters, which he had borrowed from the men, to regain their own horses, and be prepared to carry them off in case the...
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Our Western Border: Its Life, Combats, Adventures, Forays, Massacres ...

Frontier and pioneer life - 1875 - 756 pages
...thinking that the danger must be appalling which could dampen the ardor of a man like this Bombastes, became grievously frightened himself, and the contagion...Calvin detached his son, with several halters which he had borrowed from the men, to regain their own horses, and be prepared to carry them off in case the...
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