Afterwards we proceeded on to Kentucke river without opposition; and on the first day of April began to erect the fort
of Boonsborough at a salt lick, about sixty yards from the river, on the S.
The train pursued its course, that evening, without interruption, passing Fort
Saunders, crossing Cheyne Pass, and reaching Evans Pass.
The truth was, that the French intended to build forts
all the way from Canada to Louisiana.
It was a common opinion that our men should not have shut themselves up in the Goletta, but should have waited in the open at the landing-place; but those who say so talk at random and with little knowledge of such matters; for if in the Goletta and in the fort
there were barely seven thousand soldiers, how could such a small number, however resolute, sally out and hold their own against numbers like those of the enemy?
To the best of Bradley's reckoning they were some twenty-five miles north of Fort
Dinosaur, and that they might reach the fort
on the following day, they plodded on until darkness overtook them.
"The river washes along the front of the old fort
, and so protects it, but on the sides and behind there are many doors, and these had to be guarded, of course, in the old quarter as well as in that which was actually held by our troops.
29th of September and struck off to the northeast, keeping along the southern skirt of the mountain on which Henry's Fort
je les ai fait prisonnieres pres de l'autre fort
, et je les conduis au general."
He would come running at the first sound of a steamboat's whistle; and when the last fight was over and White Fang and the pack had scattered, he would return slowly to the fort
, his face heavy with regret.
They withdrew into their fort
, which was completely hid from sight in the dark and tangled wood.
Some hideous member of the ape-man tribe had entered the fort
and carried her off.
The officer who commanded the post of the Red Cross was sent for, and by successive inquiries they learned that Athos was then lodged in the Fort