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" I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side... "
Two Wars: One Hero's Fight on Two Fronts--Abroad and Within - Page 166
by Nate Self - 2011 - 408 pages
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volumes 26-27

1841
...escaped unhurt. By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence," said he in a letter to his brother, ' I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet 1 escaped unhurt although death u as levelling my companions on every side of me." Out of eighty -six...
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The Foreign quarterly review [ed. by J.G. Cochrane]., Volume 26

John George Cochrane - 1841
...escaped unhurt. " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence," said he in a letter to his brother, " I have been protected beyond all human probability...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." Out of eighty-six...
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Events in Indian History: Beginning with an Account of the Origin of the ...

James Wimer - Indian captivities - 1841 - 633 pages
...killed in the field, where died many other brave officers. I luckily escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me. Captains Orme and Morris, two of the aids-de-camp, were wounded early in the engagement, which rendered...
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Historical Collections of the State of Pennsylvania: Containing a Copious ...

Sherman Day - Pennsylvania - 1843 - 708 pages
...killed in the field, where died many other brave officers. I luckily escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me. Capts. Orme and Morris, two of the aids-de-camp, were wounded early in the engagement, which rendered...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...frontier warfare." — Day's Penn. lions of Providence,' said he, in a letter to hie brother, ' I hare been protected beyond all human probability or expectation,...through my coat, and two horses shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every sido of me.'* So bloody a contest...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...in frontier warfare." — Day's Penn. tionp of Providence,' said he, in a letter to his brother, ' I have been protected beyond all human probability...four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot uiider me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me.'*...
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Historical Collections of Virginia: Containing a Collection of the Most ...

Henry Howe - Virginia - 1845 - 544 pages
...in frontier warfare." — Day's Penn. tiona of Providence," said he, in a letter to his brother, ' I have been protected beyond all human probability...expectation, for I had .four bullets through my coat, and two hones shot under me, yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side...
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Annals and Occurrences of New York City and State, in the Olden Time: Being ...

John Fanning Watson - New York (N.Y.) - 1846 - 390 pages
...that " he has not been killed, as has been before reported in a circumstantial account." He adds — " by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...protected beyond all human probability or expectation, while death was levelling my companions on every side." Such remarkable perils, and such acknowledgments...
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pt. I. Official letters relating to the French war, and private letters ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...killed in the field, where died many other brave officers. I luckily escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me. Captains Orme and Morris, two of the aids-de-camp, were wounded early in the engagement, which rendered...
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The Writings of George Washington: pt. I. Official letters relating to the ...

George Washington - United States - 1847
...killed in the field, where died many other brave officers. I luckily escaped without a wound, though I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses shot under me. Captains Orme and Morris, two of the aids-de-camp, were wounded early in the engagement, which rendered...
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