And again he used them as breastworks in foraging at the boardinghouse.
The regiments were all under arms at the breastworks at six o'clock.
This cook, Steck, was captured by the posse behind the breastworks.
Before they moved off, Drew turned his head to the breastworks.
He was riding along the breastworks, and in the act as I am assured, of saving a friend's life, was shot through to the left lung.
It was on the left, fronting Strickland's and Moore's, on the breastworks.
And they lay around the breastworks from river to river, a chain of dead and dying.
Day and night the men worked at the breastworks and bridges.
He told his men what they were to do,—to drive the enemy, and storm the breastworks.
The abattis was past, the breastworks mounted, the works were our own.
The female breasts; bazoom (1860s+)