There were long, long days of intrenching, skirmishing and idleness.
General Ewell prepared for the next day by intrenching his front.
Every man carried with him three empty sandbags and his intrenching tool.
He was waving a handkerchief tied to the handle of his intrenching tool.
The army was reorganizing on the Virginia hills and was intrenching rapidly.
The Russians devoted great efforts to intrenching their position and brought up besides their heavy artillery.
Our enemy is very cautious, and he has become so proficient in intrenching that he seems to march with a system already prepared.
They have also succeeded in intrenching themselves at Capiz and in other parts of the Viscayas.
Already Frazer was intrenching at Saratoga, with the view of protecting the crossing.
Each man carried a pick and shovel, and all night they worked vigorously in intrenching the position.