How the Black St. Domingo Legion Saved the Patriot Army in the Siege of Savannah, 1779

The American Negro Academy. Occasional Papers No. 5

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Author: T. G. Steward
Published: 1899
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,324 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.4
LoC Categories: HT, E
Downloads: 567
Added to site: 2010.02.12
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General Huger; after draughting five hundred of them the remainder of them will go into the trenches and put themselves under the commanding officer there; with the 500 he will march to the left of the enemy's line, remain as near them as he possibly can without being seen, until four o'clock in the morning, at which time the troops in the trenches will begin an attack upon the enemy; he will then advance and make his attack as near the river as possible; though this is only meant as a feint, yet should a favorable opportunity offer, he will improve it and push into the town.

"In case of a repulse after taking Springhill redoubt, the troops will retreat and rally in the rear of the redoubt; if it cannot be effected that way, it must be attempted by the same route at which they entered.

"The second place of rallying (or the first if the redoubt should not be carried) will be at the Jews' burying-ground, where the reserve will be placed; if these two halts should not be effected, they will retire

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