Well, there had been sight of those at Harrisburg and some at the blockhouses.
The railway between these two stations was also guarded by blockhouses.
The whole of these blockhouses were constructed of wood and iron.
They were scarred here and there with blockhouses and rifle-pits.
In the centre, many farms, redoubts and blockhouses were captured.
Further on are eight or nine blockhouses which were formerly brick-kilns.
On the other hand, the danger of the blockhouses was not so great as had been feared.
These guards scout the Spanish columns when they venture from their blockhouses.
"These people ought to be in blockhouses, every one uv 'em," he said.
We can pass the blockhouses by night indeed, but never by day.