Camp-followers sentence example

camp-followers
  • The Italians, including camp-followers, numbered less than 25,000 men, a force too small for effective action, but too large to be easily provisioned at 200 m.
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  • His camp-followers on the Gillies' Hill appeared over its crest at the critical moment which comes in all battles.
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  • The region was repeatedly raided by camp followers of each army; earthworks and a fort, commanding the Hudson ferry and the ferry to Paramus, New Jersey, were built; the British army made Dobbs Ferry a rendezvous, after the battle of White Plains, in November 1776, and the continental division under General Benjamin Lincoln was here at the end of January 1777.
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  • It was made up of 7000 infantry, 1000 cavalry and 2000 camp followers and included thirteen Europeans.
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  • No doubt ceorls took part in military expeditions, but they may have gone as attendants and camp-followers rather than as warriors, their chief business being to make stockades and bridges, and especially to carry provisions.
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  • Now a panic was caused by a rush of camp followers from the " gillie's hill ": the English wavered; Bruce commanded an advance of his whole line: the English rout was general, and, had Bruce possessed cavalry, few would have escaped.
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  • When they started they numbered 4000 fighting men, with 12,000 camp followers.
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  • He entered Asia Minor with an army of 1 3 5,000 regulars, beside volunteers and camp followers.
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  • At least 100 female camp followers were murdered or mutilated by battle-crazed Roundheads.
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  • One longer stop was also welcomed by the camp followers whose numbers had been increasing in every race!
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  • Meet superbly armored knights and men-at-arms, together with civilians and camp followers.
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  • 2 No wonder that a stream of emigration set towards the East, such as would in modern times flow towards a newly discovered gold-field - a stream carrying in its turbid waters much refuse, tramps and bankrupts, camp-followers and hucksters, fugitive monks and escaped villeins, and marked by the same motley grouping, the same fever of life, the same alternations of affluence and beggary, which mark the rush for a gold-field to-day.
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