The Siege of Quebec and the Battle of the Plains of Abraham, المجلد 4

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الصفحة 262 - we found it fordable at a place about three miles up ; but the opposite bank was entrenched, and so steep and woody, that it was to no purpose to attempt a passage there. The escort was twice attacked by the Indians, who were as often repulsed ; but in these rencounters we had
الصفحة 265 - was not landed, and Brigadier Townshend was still at a considerable distance, though upon his march to join us, in very great order. The grenadiers were checked by the enemy's first fire, and obliged to shelter themselves in or about the redoubt, which the French abandoned upon their approach. In this situation they continued for
الصفحة 267 - nearly the whole strength of the army, after the points of Levi and Orleans are left in a proper state of defence) to draw the enemy from their present situation, and bring them to an action
الصفحة 261 - Dank''s company of rangers, posted in a wood to cover some workmen, were attacked and defeated by a body of Indians, and had so many killed and wounded as to be almost disabled for the rest of the campaign : the enemy also suffered in this affair, and were in their
الصفحة 264 - in motion. While the seamen were getting their boats off, the enemy fired a number of shells and shot, but did no considerable damage. As soon as this disorder could be set a little to rights, and the boats were ranged in a proper manner, some of the officers of the navy went in with
الصفحة 246 - Captain Dank's Company of Rangers, posted in a Wood to cover some Workmen, were attacked and defeated by a Body of Indians, and had so many killed and wounded, as to be almost disabled for the rest of the Campaign ; the Enemy also suffered in this Affair, and were in their Turn driven off by the nearest Troops.
الصفحة 268 - the forces from Point Levi, the 5th and 6th and embarked them in transports which had passed the town for that purpose. On the 7th, 8th, and 9th, a movement of the ships was made up the river by Admiral Holmes, in order to amuse the enemy, now posted along the north shore
الصفحة 262 - of provisions there. The Colonel was fired upon by a body of Indians the moment he landed, but they were soon dispersed and driven into the woods ; he searched for magazines, but to no purpose ; brought off some prisoners, and returned with little loss. After this business,
الصفحة 268 - boats : by the vigilance of these, and the Indians round our different posts, it has been impossible to execute anything by surprise. We have had almost daily skirmishes with these savages ; in which they are generally defeated, but not without loss on our side.
الصفحة 264 - and Murray to pass the ford. At a proper time of the tide the signal was made, but in rowing towards the shore many of the boats grounded upon a ledge, that runs off a considerable distance. This accident put us into some disorder, lost a great deal of time, and obliged

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