Genealogy of the Woosters in America: Descended from Edward Wooster of Connecticut: Also an Appendix Containing a Sketch Relating to the Author, and a Memoir of Rev. Hezekia Calvin Wooster, and Public Letters of General David Wooster (Google eBook)

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M. Weiss, printer, 1885 - 139 pages
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Page 27 - Discipline; hereby commanding them to obey you as their ensign, and yourself to observe and follow such orders and instructions as you shall from time to time receive from Me, or...
Page 30 - And there were voices and thunders and lightnings ; and there was a great earthquake, such as was not since men were upon the earth, so mighty an earthquake and so great.
Page 27 - You are therefore carefully, and diligently to discharge the Duty of a Lieutenant in leading, ordering, and exercising said Company in Arms, both inferior Officers and Soldiers; and to keep them in good Order and Discipline; And they are hereby commanded to obey you, as their Lieutenant...
Page 101 - ... AidDe-Camp Captain McPherson, and Captains Cheeseman and Hendrick of the Rifle Men, two or three Subaltern Officers, and between 60 and 80 privates, the number uncertain, fell in the Action, and near three hundred Officers and Soldiers taken Prisoners, among whom were Lieut.-Col. Green, Major Bigelow, Major Meigs, and a number of Captains and inferior Officers. Colonel Arnold succeeded in his attempt in taking possession of the lower Town, but was Wounded in the Leg in the beginning of the Action,...
Page 27 - Commandant, and you are to observe, and follow such Orders and Directions from Time to Time as you shall receive from...
Page 102 - Boys, are in our neighborhood ; you all have arms, and I am confident ever stand ready to lend a helping hand to your brethren in distress; therefore, let me beg of you to raise as many men as you can, and have them in Canada, with the least possible delay, to remain till we can have relief from the Colonies.
Page 97 - On Saturday, the 28th ultimo, the main body of the army decamped from the south, and marched to the north side of the fort, under the command of General Wooster. We were joined in the evening by General Montgomery; and the same night we began to throw up a breast-work, (on an eminence which entirely commanded the enemy's works) in order to erect a battery of cannon and mortars: this battery they kept continually pelting at with...
Page 27 - Know all Men by these Presents, That I by virtue of the power and authority to me given, in and by the letter of attorney of...
Page 125 - Wooster's letter, requesting an inquiry into his conduct, while he had the honor of commanding the continental forces in Canada, which was read as follows : " That Brigadier General Wooster produced copies of a number of letters which passed between him and General Schuyler, and of his letters to Congress, from which it appears that he from time to time, gave seasonable and due notice of the state of the army under his command, and what supplies were in his opinion necessary to render the...
Page 102 - Add to this, our enemies in this country, of which there are many, they use every method to excite the Canadians against us; Among other things they tell them the United Colonies intend to abandon this country, the clergy refuse absolution to all who have shewn themselves our friends, and preach damnation to all those who will not take up arms, against us, & tell them that even now it is not too late, that we are but a handfull of Men, &c &c.

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