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Letters have been this Day received from Majors General Needham and James Duffe, dated at Gorey ..

05/01/1798

Printer / Publisher:  George Grierson
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Handwritten notes on Certificates issued by the Generals, an Ambush which left 27 Ancient Britons, Dragoons, and 7 Yeoman dead in Co. Wexford
Date of Article: 05/01/1798
Printer / Publisher:  George Grierson
Address: Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Dublin
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[ all Protestants, who fall into their Power LetTERS have been this Day received from Majors General Needham and mes Duffe, dated at Gorey, the 5th instant, which state, that they had ed from their different Positions on the Night of the 4th, in order to sur- large Body of REBELS posted at the White Heaps. The REBELS hav- rer . oved early in the Morning of the 5th from their Post, were met by Sir BE Duffe's Column at the Wicklow Gap, and, after a few Cannon Shot, they ed- James Duffe pursued General Needham's Column was at too great a ce for his Infantry to assist, but his Cavalry joined in the Pursuit, which ued for twelve Miles, when they were stopped on some rising Grounds: of the Regiments under Sir James Duffe coming up, viz. the 89th, the tabi and the Leitrim, with their Curricle Guns, the REBELS were put to with very considerable Slaughter, and dispersed in all Directions. [ of many of the slain were found Certificates of Generals, that and returned to their Alligiance ( r General Needham praises the good Conduct of his Aid- de- Camp, Cap- Moore. Sir James Duffe speaks in the highest Terms of the Zeal and spirited iConduct of the Officers and Men under his Command, and ascribes his I to the Exertions of the Commanding Officers of the different Corps, Lieutenant Hemmings of the Artillery. The Loss of Sir James Duffe's , n was six Men killed, sixteen wounded, and six Horses killed. pears from other Letters, that on Sunday last a Patrole of Cavalry, under COmmand of Colonel Puleston, was attacked on their March by a ody of REBELS from behind Hedges contiguous to the Road, and suffered some [ I am sorry to remark that in a narrow Road across which the Rebels has drawn cars intercept them, were killed by them 27 antient Britons, Dragoons - & 7 Yeoman Cavalry Men and Horses. or Ormsby, of the City of Limerick Militia, has reported from Edenderry, on the 30th past, he had attacked a Body of about Three Hundred REBELS with sixty Infantry and some Yeoman Cavalry, and entirely dis- , f them, killing One Hundred. The Action took Place at Fox's Hill, six . from Edenderry. Major Ormsby returns his Thanks to Captain Wakeley, ants Houghton, Tyrrell, and Barlow, and to Lieutenant Rogers, of the mberland Fencibles. His Detachment experienced only7 the Loss of two [ Different Corps of Yeoman have greatly suffered of late, in Engagements with the Rebels in Co Wexford DUBLIN: Printed by GEORGE GRIERSON, Printer to the KING's Most Excellent Majesty.
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