Sentence Examples


  • A stockade fort was erected on the site of the city in 1808, but was burned in 1813.
  • The terrible conditions obtaining there were due to the lack of food supplies in the Confederate States, the incompetence of the prison officials, and the refusal of the Federal authorities in 1864 to make exchanges of prisoners, thus filling the stockade with unlooked-for numbers.
  • The English occupied the place on the next day and General Forbes ordered the immediate erection of a stockade fort near the site of the old one.
  • No shelter had been provided for the inmates: the first arrivals made rude sheds from the debris of the stockade; the others made tents of blankets and other available pieces of cloth, or dug pits in the ground.
  • Square at the mouth of the St Croix for a fort; and at Little Falls (in the middle of October) he built a stockade, where he left seven men.