Intelligence from the Southward / Philadelphia, March 3, 1781

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Philadelphia, March 3. Intelligence from the Southward. BY authentic advices we learn, That General Morgan colkfted near one hundred prifoners, by parties Tent out for the purpofe, after the account he gave in his letter to general Greene, dated the 19th of January laft. That upon receiving the news of Tarle - ton's defeat, lord Cornwaliis marched with his arm in purfuit of the light infantry and the prifoners. As foonas general Greene was informed of the movements of lord Cornwaliis, he put the army in motion on Pe - dee and. leaving it under the command of gener'l Huger, fet out to join the light infantry, in order t.v colleft the militia and embarrafs the enemy,, until he could etfeft a junftion of hisjforces. General Morganr after the defeat of Tarlaton, jhad every judicioufly made forced marches up into the country, and happily happily croffed tne Catawba the evening before a great ratf; which f welled tiie river to fucri degree as preveaiM

Clipped from The Pennsylvania Packet03 Mar 1781, SatPage 2

The Pennsylvania Packet (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)03 Mar 1781, SatPage 2
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