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BriarCreek1779VirginiaGazette - of - at the C II A R L U S T O W N, May 5. A...
of - at the C II A R L U S T O W N, May 5. A LARGE body of the enemy, faid to be 1 500 men, croffed the river at Zubry's terry, and next day took pofTeflioii of the camp at Black Swamp, that hid been occupied by General Moultrie. Since then, e have not heard of any movements made either from Cobfaw Hatchie, Purryibing, or Black Swamp, except that the enemy, whofeem cautious of quirting the banks, of the river, have lent out parties of light horfe to collcft cattle horfe and other plunder. In the mean time, Major General Liacoln who was near Auguila, with the main body of the army fent feveral detachments down the country, on the Georgia fide of tl c river, who had already proceeded as far as Brier creek, burnt three forts; creeled by the enemy, and taken ao prifoncrs. It is generally thought that as foon as General Lincoln's troops crofted into Georgia, the enemy's out ports were a!1 called in, and collected together near Savannah, and . at Ebeneizer, from whence the movements to this fide of the river have been mad?, to duw that General's atteiiricn from hi objeft t But thi

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  1. The Virginia Gazette,
  2. 29 May 1779, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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