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Johnny Kline, as captain of the scrub, bent every energy to beating the regulars, and pitched as he had never done before.

Fast NineAlan Douglas

In breaking through their ranks our men killed twelve and wounded 37 of the British regulars.

The work was garrisoned by only about five or six hundred regulars, and some two hundred militia.

"Not such a very good showing for the regulars," was Gif's comment.

Eighty per cent of the men were reserves, but regulars could have left no better record of courage and precision.

Our Navy in the WarLawrence Perry

The regulars were to play against the scrub, and, as some of the positions were yet in doubt, there were some anxious hearts.

Some of the volunteer officers, who had been in business, surpassed the regulars in such work as transportation.

How they swept down on those British regulars, loading and shooting as they charged, and every ball finding its mark!

Rodney, the RangerJohn V. Lane

I was glad not to have to take possession of the mines on my own initiative by means of General Schofield and the regulars.

Theodore RooseveltTheodore Roosevelt

Lafayette, being joined by Steuben and his forces, had about four thousand men under him, one half of whom were regulars.

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