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An Address Delivered at New Bordeaux, Abbeville District, S.C., November 15, 1854 on the 90th Anniversary of the Arrival the French Protestants at That Place (Paperback) Loot Price: R284
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An Address Delivered at New Bordeaux, Abbeville District, S.C., November 15, 1854 on the 90th Anniversary of the Arrival the...
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An Address Delivered at New Bordeaux, Abbeville District, S.C., November 15, 1854 on the 90th Anniversary of the Arrival the French Protestants at That Place (Paperback)

W C Moragne

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1857 edition. Excerpt: ...the Whig cause to a man, and continued faithful to their principles, through all of the eventful struggles of that period, till the establishment of peace at the close of the war. Nor did they fail to gather for themselves laurels, with which to deck the warrior's brow. While it is to be regretted that the names of many, whose memory deserved a better fate, have passed away in the oblivion of time, it is still gratifying to know that there are some, who, among their own people at least, have acquired a lasting fame for valor and soldierly conduct. Of these probably the most distinguished were Matthew Bekaud, Pierre Roger, Jean David, and Pierre Covin: all of whom were in the Continental army, and fought bravely in the battles of Stono, at the Siege of Charleston, at Savannah, at the Cowpens, and some of them at Eutaw. Peter Gibert, Esq., Joseph Bouchillon, Peter E. Bellot, and Peter Moragne, jun., (a lad only sixteen years of age) were soldiers in the war, and engaged honorably in several battles and skirmishes--most of them, according to tradition, having been at the siege of Ninety-Six. At various periods during the war, the colonists organized themselves into a military company, which was commanded first by Capt. Matthew Beraud, who is said to have been killed at the Siege of Savannah; afterwards by Peter Gibert, Esq.; and lastly, after the Siege of Ninety-six, when the company was re-organized chiefly to operate against the Tories, by Capt. Joseph Bouchillon, with Peter Roger as first, and John David as second Lieutenant. It is a well authenticated fact that when the war was brought into this immediate section, none staid at home who could shoulder a musket--no not even boys of fifteen. As stated in a foregoing note the colony had permission...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: W C Moragne
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-47796-2
Barcode: 9781154477962
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-154-47796-7

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