Sentence Examples


  • 3) by about 300 Americans, mostly militiamen, under General William Moultrie.
  • They'll be here in a minute... voices were suddenly heard saying; and officers, soldiers, and militiamen began running forward along the road.
  • Some militiamen who were entering the battery ran back.
  • Later in the year, however, he was placed in command (by New Hampshire), with the rank of brigadier-general of militia, of a force of militiamen, with whom, on the 16th of August, near Bennington, Vermont, he defeated two detachments of Burgoyne's army under Colonel Friedrich Baum and Colonel Breyman.
  • His army was mainly composed of militiamen, who behaved very badly, and his papers having been captured in a boat, his plans were revealed.