"I intended to re-form them beyond the village, your excellency," answered the general.
But the Nemedians were smashed, broken, unable to re-form or make a stand.
Forthwith the battalions began to re-form, and in every company the roll was called.
The Dervish line, broken by the charge, began to re-form at once.
It will be the work of the future to arrange, and if necessary to re-form, these various groups.
They stopped for a minute to re-form, for nearly half the squad was down.
There, as by one impulse, they rallied and proceeded to re-form their lines.
The enemy were thrown into confusion and retired to re-form.
The mob, driven from the steps, was trying to re-form and renew the attack.
Custer, evidently, thought that Reno had simply withdrawn to re-form his troop, and that any moment Reno would ride to his rescue.