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  1. Edmund Pendleton,1777–1849, U.S. general.
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Examples from the Web for gaines

Historical Examples

  • The march from Gaines's Mills to the James river was uneventful.

    Personal Recollections of a Cavalryman

    J. H. (James Harvey) Kidd

  • All night long fared the processions from the field of Gaines's Mill to the hospitals.

    The Long Roll

    Mary Johnston

  • Pryor 107 Gaines turned his face away and offered no further word.

    Winning the Wilderness

    Margaret Hill McCarter

  • With these and the troops left by Gaines he marched into Florida.

  • That expected from General Gaines will be sent as soon as it is received.

    Diary in America, Series Two

    Frederick Marryat (AKA Captain Marryat)