arance of font pickets and after becoming engaged to fall back before their fire and draw them into where Capts West's, May's, and Bird's companies were concealed, and get them between them and bag the whole.
But instead of standing and showing fight as soon as Capt Stewart's company became visible they delivered one fire and put towards town as fast as their joy and heels could carry them, skulking behind fences and hillocks to keep out of the way of our boys' persuasive pilis.
On Tuesday Major.
Brevard moved his battalion to the front, putting Captain Bird's company out as skirmishers.
The enemy got the range and position of his troops and she led him terrifically, but his men were firm and steady, and obeyed his orders with The look out reported the enemy landing troops from transports.
About 3 o'clock they came with a force of about 1,000 or 1,200 white men and negroes.
Three companies of white men came up on the left of the railroad, where Major B had posted Capt Q Ste