"O, because she resembles a sister I lost," returned Sumpter after a brief hesitation.
If innocent, why did she not remain and boldly refute the tale Sumpter had told?
"He is in the office with Mr. Sumpter, I believe," was the reply.
On the preceding day, the post at Orangeburg had surrendered to Sumpter.
Sumpter was preceded by the legion, supported by the state cavalry.
General Sumpter had sent the patriot to warn General Greene.
Lieutenant Sumpter with seventy men was left to garrison the church.
With full equipment laden / the sumpter horses there did stand.
And the teams and sumpter animals were available as well in so far as he had need of them.
How many men had this skulking fellow, Sumpter, at his back?