Leslie then resorted to force to obtain supplies; and late in August he sent an expedition up the Combahee for the purpose.
Mr Walter Blake arrived soon after dinner; he had come up from his plantation on the Combahee river on purpose to see me.
This fleet, meanwhile, had gone southwardly, pursuing the object of its former quest up the waters of the Combahee.
He overtook the brigade on the north bank of the Combahee river, near the ferry.
Mr Robertson was full of the disasters which had resulted from a recent Yankee raid of the Combahee river.