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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 Pictorial Field-book of the Revolution ; Or, Illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1852
...hi* brother, he remarked, " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I have been pro teeted beyond all human probability or expectation ; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses sbot under mo, •ml escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companion! on every side of me."...
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THE PICTORIAL SKETCH-BOOK OF PENNSYLVANIA

ELI BROWN - 1852
...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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History and adventure; or, Stories of remarkable men of all nations, by M.S ...

Edward N. Marks - 1854
...the engagements he had with the French, which was very severe, he thus wrote to his brother : — " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...through my coat, and two horses shot under me ; yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side of me." Washington's elder...
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A Pictorial Description of the United States

Robert Sears - United States - 1854 - 648 pages
...felt and acknowledged this, and •aid in a letter to his brother : ' By the all-powerful dispensation of Providence, I have been protected beyond all human...; for I had four bullets through my coat, and two liorses shot under me; yet I escaped unhurt, although death was levelling my companions on every side...
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The Pictorial Sketch-book of Pennsylvania: Or, Its Scenery, Internal ...

Eli Bowen - Mines and mineral resources - 1854 - 516 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 aida-de-camp, were wounded early in the engagement, which rendered...
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Life of George Washington, Volume 1

Washington Irving - 1855
...early opportunity of contradicting the first, and of assuring you that I have not composed the latter. But, by the all-powerful dispensations of Providence,...and two horses shot under me, yet escaped unhurt, though death was levelling my companions on every side of me ! "We have been most scandalously beaten...
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THE WRITINGS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON; BEING HIS CORRESPONDENCE, ADDRESSES ...

JARED SPARKS - 1855
...sharp-shooters. "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." So bloody a contest...
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Tragic Scenes in the History of Maryland and the Old French War: With an ...

Joseph Banvard - Maryland - 1856 - 239 pages
...mark to the enemy, who did not fail to take advantage of it. In a letter to his brother he says : " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...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 work of Washington...
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Tragic Scenes in the History of Maryland and the Old French War: With an ...

Joseph Banvard - Maryland - 1856 - 239 pages
...mark to the enemy, who did not fail to take advantage of it. In a letter to his brother he says : " By the all-powerful dispensations of Providence, I...I had four bullets through my coat, and two horses Bhot under me,- yet I escaped unhurt, although death was leveling my companions on every side of me."...
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The Life of General Washington, First President of the United States, Volume 1

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1856
...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 m the engagement, which rendered...
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