How to use Camp-followers in a sentence

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  • 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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  • 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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