Sentence Examples


  • At Vicksburg Porter's bombardment assisted Farragut to run past the forts (June 28).
  • During the bombardment of Copenhagen Baird was wounded.
  • By the end of May the city was blockaded by land and sea, and in July the bombardment began.
  • The left wing was totally destroyed by the bombardment of 1795, but has since been restored.
  • During his long service as a lieutenant he took part in the bombardment of Tripoli, and on a subsequent occasion showed great firmness in resisting the seizure of a seaman as an alleged deserter from the British navy, his ship at the time lying under the guns of Gibraltar.