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Savannah1782June - a movement. Preparations are making to enable...
a movement. Preparations are making to enable them to take the field." Extract of a letter from Ebenezer, in Georgia, April 17. " The garrifon at Savannah appear very peaceably inclined ; their number, frcm the beft accounts, does not exceed 800; deferters daily come in to us, and their troops are greatly difalfccled - The Heflian are not trufted on advanced guards. " A detached party from the horfe of this Mate, commanded by colonel Jackfon, having the advantage of a houfe, defeated about thirty of the enemy commanded commanded by a major Dill: after the enemy's firing once feventeen balls of which pafTed through the houfe; they retired Our party, however, returned the fire, and Dill fell dead on the fpot. j The inhabitants of this ftate are greatly diftrefted; the long continuance of Britifh oppreflion, and the villainy of the tory parties, have reduced it to a fcene of beggary. .1 tS The weather has been fo fevere during the latter end of March, that even the leaves of many trees are entirely deftroyed. " Our men are in general hearty, and free from alarms, while the enemy have lain upon their aims every night fince our arrival. " of

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  1. The Pennsylvania Packet,
  2. 04 Jun 1782, Tue,
  3. Page 3

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