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" We heard that the enemy was in force 9 miles distant.' After Hammond had been seen by the foe, ' we were now on the main road to S. Diego, all the by-ways being in our rear, and it was therefore deemed necessary to attack the enemy and force a passage. "
City of San Diego and San Diego County: The Birthplace of California - Page 43
by Clarence Alan McGrew - 1922
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Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri to San ...

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, William Hemsley Emory - Discoveries in geography - 1848 - 230 pages
...shrubbery; but it was too dark to distinguish their character. A party under Lieut. Hammond was sent to reconnoitre the enemy, reported to be near at hand....main road to San Diego, all the "by-ways" being in cur rear, and it was therefore deemed necessary to attack the enemy, and force a passage. About 2 o'clock,...
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Notes of a Military Reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to ...

United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, William Hemsley Emory - Southwest, New - 1848 - 614 pages
...shrubbery) but it was too dark to distinguish their character. A party under Lieut. Hammond was sent to reconnoitre the enemy, reported to be near at hand....some accident the party was discovered, and the enemy placea on the qui vive« We were now on the main road to San Diego, all the "by-ways" being in our...
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History of California, Volume 22

Hubert Howe Bancroft - California - 1886
...force 9 miles distant.' After Hammond had been seen by the foe, ' we were now on the main road to S. Diego, all the by-ways being in our rear, and it was...necessary to attack the enemy and force a passage.' Johnston—the last entry of his journal—says, on Dec. 4th: 'Wo heard of a party of Califoruians,...
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The Works of Hubert Howe Bancroft, Volume 22

Hubert Howe Bancroft - British Columbia - 1886
...force 9 miles distant.' After Hammond had been seen by the foe, ' we were now on the main road to S. Diego, all the by-ways being in our rear, and it was...necessary to attack the enemy and force a passage. ' Johnston — the last entry of his journal — says, on Dec. 4th: 'Wo heard of a party of Californians,...
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West American History, Volume 22, Part 5

Hubert Howe Bancroft - Indians of North America - 1902
...force 9 miles distant.' After Hammond had been seen by the foe, ' we were now on the main road to S. Diego, all the by-ways being in our rear, and it was...necessary to attack the enemy and force a passage.' Johnston — the last entry of his journal — says, on Dec. 4th: 'We heard of a party of Californians,...
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Annual Publications of the Historical Society of Southern California, Volume 8

1911
...would enable the enemy to obtain recruits from the vacqueros in the surrounding country. Says Emory: "We were now on the main road to San Diego, all the by-ways being in the rear, and it was therefore deemed necessary to attack the enemy to force a passage."40 The other...
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The Battle of San Pasqual: A Report of the California Historical Survey ...

Owen Cochran Coy - San Pasqual, Battle of, 1846 - 1921 - 18 pages
...rancherķa, we pushed on and encamped in a canyon, two miles below. * * * A party under Lt. Hammond was sent to reconnoitre the enemy, reported to be near at hand....discovered and the enemy placed on the 'qui vive.' Wo were now on the main road to San Diego ; all the 'by-ways' being in our rear, and it was therefore...
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The Historical Society of Southern California Quarterly, Volume 8

California, Southern - 1911
...would enable the enemy to obtain recruits from the vacqueros in the surrounding country. Says Emory: "We were now on the main road to San Diego, all the by-ways being in the rear, and it was therefore deemed necessary to attack the enemy to force a passage." 40 The other...
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California Conquered: The Annexation of a Mexican Province, 1846-1850

Neal Harlow - History - 1989 - 499 pages
...(while Griffin reported they gave three cheers). "By some accident," Emory wrote in his official report, the party was discovered and the enemy placed on the qui vive.' 4 Andres Pico, in spite of the noise and warnings, believed the Americans were all at San Diego, except...
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History of California: 1846-1848

Hubert Howe Bancroft, Henry Lebbeus Oak, William Nemos, Mrs. Frances Fuller Victor - California - 1886
...force 9 miles distant. ' After Hammond had been seen by the foe, ' we were now on the main road to S. Diego, all the by-ways being in our rear, and it was...necessary to attack the enemy and force a passage.' Johnston — the last entry of his journal — says, on Dec. 4th: 'We heard of a party of Californians,...
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