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Military antiquities respecting a history of the English army, from the Conquest - Page 163
by Francis Grose - 1801
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The History of the Honourable Artillery Company of the City of London ...

Anthony Highmore - 1804 - 600 pages
...men to fcrew their * Grose,x6l. t Grose on Armour, 1 13bayonets into their muzzles to receive them ; but to his great furprife, when they came within a...proper diftance, the French threw in a heavy fire, which for a moment ftaggered his people, who by no means expected fuch a greeting, not conceiving how,...
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The Sportsman's Cyclopaedia: Comprising a Complete Elucidation of the ...

Thomas Burgeland Johnson - Hunting - 1848 - 940 pages
...bayonets : Lieutenant Colonel Maxwell, who commanded it, ordered his men to screw their bayonets into the muzzles to receive them, thinking they meant to decide the affair point to point ; but, to his great surprise, when they came within a proper distance, the French threw in a heavy fire, which, for a moment,...
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A History of Infantry: From the Earliest Times to the Present

Henry Benson Stuart - Infantry - 1861 - 142 pages
...25th Regiment with fixed bayonets ; Lieut.-Colonel Maxwell, who commanded it, ordered his men to screw their bayonets into their muzzles to receive them...decide the affair point to point; but to his great surprise when they came within a proper distance, the French threw in a heavy fire, which for a moment...
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History of the Scottish regiments in the British army

Archibald K. Murray - 1862
...Maxwell, who commanded it, ordered his men to 'screw bayonets' into their muzzles, thinking the enemy meant to decide the affair point to point; but to his great surprise, when they came within a proper distance, the French threw in a heavy fire, which for a moment...
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History of the Scottish Regiments in the British Army

Archibald K. Murray - 1862 - 416 pages
...Maxwell, who commanded it, ordered his men to 'screw bayonets' into their muzzles, thinking the enemy meant to decide the affair point to point; but to his great surprise, when they came within a proper distance, the French threw in a heavy fire, which for a moment...
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Journal of the Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Volume 7

Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies, Royal United Service Institution (Great Britain) - Military art and science - 1864
...the 25th with fixed bayonet*. Lieutenant-Colonel Maxwell, who commanded it, ordered his men to screw their bayonets into their muzzles, to receive them,...decide the affair point to point ; but, to his great surprise, • "Memoirs of the Scottish War," p. t " Gent. Mag." for Mar, 1746, rot 62. He. Edinb.,...
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History of the British Standing Army. A.D. 1660 to 1700

Clifford Walton - History - 1894 - 887 pages
...the 25th regt., with fixed bayonets; Lt.-Col. Maxwell who commanded it, ordered " his men to screw their bayonets into their muzzles to receive them...decide the affair point to point ; but to his great surprise, when they " came within a proper distance, the French threw in a heavy fire, which for a...
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History of the British Standing Army. A.D. 1660 to 1700

Clifford Walton - History - 1894 - 887 pages
...the 25th regt., with fixed bayonets; Lt.-Col. Maxwell who commanded it, ordered " his men to screw their bayonets into their muzzles to receive them...decide the affair point to point ; but to his great surprise, when they " came within a proper distance, the French threw in a heavy fire, which for a...
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