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  • v. Present participle of encamp.

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Examples

  • Refreshed by the brandy, I mounted and rode off to supervise the encamping of my division, by no means an easy task considering the darkness, and the confusion that existed among the troops that had preceded us into Rossville.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • This made it desirable to locate our camp under the best cover we could find, and I spent some little time in looking about for a satisfactory place, but nothing better offered than a large fallen tree, which lay in such a direction that by encamping on its lee side we would be protected from the fury of the storm.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Pursuit continued as far as a little stream called Crump's Creek, and here Torbert was halted, Gregg moving up on his line meanwhile, and Russell encamping near the crossing of the river.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • On the 10th we resumed the march, passing by Twyman's store, crossing the North Anna at Carpenter's ford and encamping on the road leading along the south fork of the North Anna to Trevillian Station.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • As there were indications of a considerable force of the enemy on the Russellville road I decided to place the troops in line of battle, so as to be prepared for any emergency that might arise in the absence of the senior officers, and I deemed it prudent to supervise personally the encamping of the men.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The main body of the army having bodily moved to the left meanwhile, I followed it on the 18th, encamping at Pond Spring.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • When we first came we pitched camp so rashly that if our practice had been known by the enemy beforehand, any part of our camp could have been destroyed by them, since in our army no regular method of watches or encamping was observed.

    De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History » The First Crusade: A short narrative from contemporary sources

  • Occasionally the fine chance occurs to atack the foe while encamping or breakfasting or supping, or as the men turn out of bed: seasons at which the soldier is apt to be unharnessed — the hoplite for a shorter, the cavalry trooper for a longer period. 120

    The Cavalry General

  • I struck it about this point, and followed it down, encamping fifteen miles from its mouth, and found the water perfectly fresh, and the river broader and apparently very deep; the country around most excellent, abundantly supplied with fresh water, running in many flowing streams into the Adelaide River, the grass in many places growing six feet high, and the herbage very close — a thing seldom seen in a new country.

    The Journals of John McDouall Stuart

  • ‘Natives’ — nomadic persons, encamping now in Asia, now in

    The Mystery of Edwin Drood

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