Lincoln1779

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Lincoln1779 - ! MOSES VOTlMn e 7' Extra SI of a letter from...
! MOSES VOTlMn e 7' Extra SI of a letter from General Lincolnt Jutt.i pur - March nth, 17; 9. " After the enemy left Augufia General - V - was Rationed on the eppofite lideof the river, w 1 1 V) ed to crols ana laRe poit at or near Brnr Crepi 1 bri.lge as thertby he jvouid cover the upper part r country, and as this was confidtred one of th t. l! poits tne.ein, nis lrp osing lecurevi by a deep f 5 and the Savannah, .his jfront by the creek, whi;'r; place is unfordable, and about Cixty vnrA C jJ f - ' - fides, he had a p .rty of about two hundred horfe rV C" nis nni auu rtrir. I - vanoa force be fr rf ire inlo.the country. Eur. nntaiili ttn,..... w - v 0 'niiii 1: ' third inftant, at three oMock in tne afternoon, "t:"'.5 my fell into hij rear (his horfe at that time htir - Brier CretK. 111 irent; anu Dean tne . track fo ( that the General had'net time to rorm c: - .vhri,' troops, which amounted to abcu: 1200 txciuflve ilunc 1 IMUii wiiiLli Uiw imi i;(iVC WH c Boats were' provided for the troops to' recro - s t - h, in caie the ensmyih.uIdr.iove a inft . wU . and the baggage was Tent over thrt ih?v jriT I: encumbered therewith, in c.fe they ihouid he v! ! t reany ofneers exerted, - tneniiLives to prevent it (,vci a few under General Elerty aivi one cr t.vo le - iia - """5 - North - Carolina militia) f;me. he informs it.p 'J;.,'.' 1 ine, theytookto tMe fwamp, and euaped either Sv Z' ming thz rivt - r, or bein brought acrofs in boats. " His lofs of men is Very inco:.1dcrab!e, G(n - ! j, fuppoies one nunarea r.n;i n;ry or two Hundred, K - c ne ave me mis account nrmy nave come m : an i I trom a penon juu now iroii! nuuir.i ia it h;y 0f ,if are a? that place. One brafs field piece u left, ?.? tT . fmali iron ones, fomej ammunition and wgens, bagae waggon, as alfo many of the men's ariiis - Gen - ral Elbert is arr.on the miftin?. - "'' laft arrival here frotn

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  1. The Pennsylvania Packet,
  2. 17 Apr 1779, Sat,
  3. Page 2

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