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" At this point the further energies of. the troops became unavailing. Their block-house and stockaded battery could not be carried by assault, nor reduced by fieldpieces, had we been provided with them — the fire of the gunboats proved inefficient to... "
The Military [afterw.] Royal military panorama or Officer's companion - Page 166
1813
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 24

William Cobbett - 1813 - 442 pages
...spirit and promptness, that ma ny of the enemy fell in their enclosed barracks, which were set on fire by our troops ; — at this point the further energies...reduced by fieldpieces, had we been provided with ihem : the fire of the gun-boats proved inefficient to attain that end — light and adverse winds...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Flower - 1813 - 438 pages
...enemy tell in their enclosed banacks, which »ere set on fire by our troops ;— at this point ˇhe further energies of the troops became unavailing....battery could not be carried by assault, nor reduced by field pieces, had we been provided with them : the fire of the &un boats proved inefficient to attain...
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The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officers Monthly Register and Mentor ...

The Royal Military Chronicle or British Officers Monthly Register and Mentor VOL VII - 1813 - 750 pages
...ir block-bouse and »tockadcd battery could not be carried by assault, nor reduced by field pieces, had we been provided with them : the fire of the gunboats proved mtffiiitnt to attain that cml — light and adverse winds continued, and our larger feuds w«re still...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 55

Edmund Burke - 1814 - 830 pages
...spirit and promptness, that many of the enemy fell in their enclosed barracks, which were set on fire by our troops, — at this point the further energies...battery could not be carried by assault, nor reduced by field pieees, had we been provided with them: the fire of the gun-boats proved inefficient to attain...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, for 1808-26, Volume 6

1815 - 772 pages
...spirit and promptness, that many of the enemy fell in their enclosed barracks, which were set on fire by our troops ; at this point the further energies...been provided with them : the fire of the gun-boats proted inefficient to attain that end — light and adverse winds continued, and our larger vessels...
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Some Account of the Public Life of the Late Lieutenant-General Sir George ...

Brenton, E. B - 1823 - 318 pages
...spirit and promptness, that many of the enemy fell in their inclosed barracks, which were set on fire by our troops. At this point the further energies...end — light and adverse winds continued, and our large vessels were still far off. The enemy turned the heavy ordnance of the battery to the interior...
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Notices of the War of 1812, Volume 1

John Armstrong - 1840 - 272 pages
...onward to the Niagara, t " At this point, the further energies of the troops became unavailing; the block-house and stockaded battery could not be carried...reduced by field-pieces, had we been provided with them. Seeing no object within our reach, that could compensate for the loss we were momently sustaining,...
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The Anglo-American Magazine, Volume 3

1853 - 698 pages
...on being obliged to quit a beaten enemy, whom a small band had driven before them for three hours." unavailing. Their block-house and stockaded battery...provided with them ; the fire of the gun-boats proved insufficient to attain that end : light and adverse winds continued, and our larger vessels were still...
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A History of the War Between Great Britain and the United States of America ...

Gilbert Auchinleck - 1855 - 456 pages
...on being obliged to quit a beaten enemy, whom a small band had driven before them for three hours." unavailing. Their block-house and stockaded battery...field-pieces, had we been provided with them ; the fire of the gun-boata proved insufficient to attain that end : light and adverse winds continued, and our larger...
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The Naval War of 1812: Or, The History of the United States Navy During the ...

Theodore Roosevelt - 1882 - 528 pages
...further energies of the [British] troops became unavailing. The [American] block-house and stockade could not be carried by assault nor reduced by field-pieces,...provided with them ; the fire of the gun-boats proved insufficient to attain that end ; light and adverse winds continued, and our larger vessels were still...
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