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rched out, than the British hanged Colonel Hayes to the limb of a tree. The second in command was treated in like manner; after which, Cunningham, with his own hands, slew some of the prisoners, and desired his men to follow his example. One of them traversed the ground where his old neighbors and acquaint- Chap. XXII.} 1781. ances lay dead and dying, and ran his sword through those in whom he saw signs of life. These facts were afterwards established by a judicial investigation. Judge A. Burke to the Governor of South Carolina, 14 Dec., 1784. On coming into a new clime, Greene ordered 1780. Dec. observations to be made on the fords and capacity for transportation of the Dan, the Yadkin, and the Catawba. Before his departure, Gates had brought together two thousand three hundred and seven men, of whom only a little more than one-half were militia, and eight hundred were properly clothed and equipped. Johnson's Greene, i. 340. The men had been accustomed to leave the ca