He displayed great bravery in the defence of Mainz.
He fought on the side of the Trojans, and after greatly distinguishing himself by his bravery, was slain by Patroclus.
He himself, fighting with the utmost bravery, rushed into the ranks of the enemy and met his death.
Laurens displayed bravery even to rashness in the storming of the Chew mansion at Germantown; at Monmouth, where he saved Washington's life, and was himself severely wounded; and at Coosahatchie, where, with a handful of men, he defended a pass against a large English force under General Augustine Prevost, and was.
He was a successful leader in guerilla warfare, alert and quick, yet cautious - a man, moreover, whose personal bravery was unquestioned.