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Cannonade between forts George and Niagara, and bombardment from all the batteries.
We were on horse an hour before daybreak, and the cannonade still continued heavy.
But instead of driving home their attack they thought to frighten them by a mere cannonade.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
After a little more than half an hour, the voice that was ill to hear has ceased, the cannonade is over.
The cannonade began at seven in the evening, and continued all night and during part of next morning.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
The cannonade was fierce and fast, but the darkness and the smoke of the guns hid the Merrimac, and she went on unhurt.
There, while our horses were eating their corn at noon, I heard the distant cannonade, the opening of the great battle.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
While these dispositions were being made, the skirmishing and cannonade were never intermitted for an instant.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
Instantly the whole line of Rebel batteries, an hundred and fifty guns, joined in the cannonade.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
The cannonade was heavy and the musketry sharp, mainly between Cutler's command and Ewell's, lasting till dark.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.

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