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" Braddock were disabled early in the action, and Washington alone was left in that capacity on the field. In a letter to his brother he says : " I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, though death was leveling... "
Portrait and Biographical Album - Page 20
1891
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PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHICAL ALBUM OF WASHTENAW COUNTY MICHIGAN

1891
...most important part. In the memorable event of July 9, 1755, known as Braddock's defeat, Wasliington was almost the only officer of distinction who escaped...shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, though death was leveling my companions on every side." An Indian sharpshooter said he was not born to be killed by...
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Portrait and Biographical Record of Saginaw and Bay Counties, Michigan, Volume 1

1892 - 1044 pages
...distinction who escaped from the calamities of the day with life and honor. The other aids of Braddock \vere disabled early in the action, and Washington alone...shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, though death was levelino, my companions on every side." An Indian sharpshooter said he was not born to be killed by...
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Washington's Birthday: Its History, Observance, Spirit, and Significance as ...

Robert Haven Schauffler - 1910 - 328 pages
...dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability and expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat and two horses shot under me; yet I escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side. His marvelous preservation was the subject...
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Library of Southern Literature: Compiled Under the Direct ..., Volume 13

John Calvin Metcalf - American literature - 1910
...dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability and expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, altho' death was levelling my companions on every side of me! We have been most scandalously...
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Library of Southern Literature: Biography

Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent, Charles Alphonso Smith, Lucian Lamar Knight, John Calvin Metcalf - Literary Collections - 1910
...dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability and expectation ; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, altho' death was levelling my companions on every side of me ! We have been most scandalously...
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Washington's Expeditions (1753-1754) and Braddock's Expedition (1755): With ...

James Hadden - Braddock's Campaign, 1755 - 1910 - 139 pages
...with many other brave officers, was killed on the field. I. luckily, escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat and two horses shot under me. It is supposed we left 300 or more dead on the field ; about that number we brought off wounded, and...
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A Short History of the American People

Edna Henry Lee Turpin - United States - 1911 - 478 pages
...wound, and nearly all the subordinate officers were killed or wounded. Colonel George Washington said, " I had four bullets through my coat and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt although death was leveling my companions on every side of me." In the face of many...
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The Story-life of Washington: a life-history in five hundred true stories ...

Wayne Whipple - Biography & Autobiography - 1911 - 709 pages
...dispensations of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human probability and expectation; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, altho' death was leveling my companions on every side of me!" "We have been most scandalously...
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A history of the northern peninsula of michigan and it's people

Alvah L. Sawyer - 1911
...the French to flight, and, writing to his mother he said: "I luckily escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me." Who shall say that providence did not there protect the man of destiny, and the destiny of the English...
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Methodist Review, Volume 24

1842
...he writes to his brother, " I have been protected beyond all human probability or expectation ; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me ; yet I escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me." The coolness and intrepidity which...
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