The general himself, while watching the contest at Elvina, had been struck by a cannon-ball and mortally wounded.
For certainly he could have used a ball at one end—a cannon-ball—and a mortar at the other.
Unfortunately, this brave woman was slain in a skirmish by a cannon-ball, and her death broke up the rebel camp.
You and Lanty were knocked down by the wind of the cannon-ball at Burgos.
The small bullet-skull, round as a cannon-ball, was still covered with grisly red locks.
We wrapped him in his hammock, with a cannon-ball at his feet to sink him.
And like a cannon-ball, the old man shot between the two, bringing both of them to the ground with his saber and a revolver.
The Honourable Dave's head was like a cannon-ball painted white.
Prince Franz of Brunswick, poor young fellow, cheerily coming on, near Hochkirch had his head shorn off by a cannon-ball.
Had it struck me, I might as well have been struck by a cannon-ball.