Sharon, 24th June, 1782
The advance of a large body of Greek Indians, headed by a number of their most celebrated chiefs, and warriors, and a British Officer, was announced at half after one o'clock this morning by a most furious attack upon Lieut. ColQ Posey's light Company, placed for the protection of two field pieces, a little in the rear of his Battallion. Their onset was impetuous, and their numbers so superior, as to cause that little gallant corps to fall back a few paces, which put the enemy for a few moments in possession of that artillery, but immediately rallying under the Conduct of Captain Parker,
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