Guerillas in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Guerillas

plural of guerilla

Short Example Sentences for Guerillas

  • 1. Five guerillas were killed, and three of our men. 🔊
  • 2. The most noted of the guerillas was a youth named John Mobley. 🔊

How to use Guerillas in Sentences?

  • 1. The guerillas could not hold their ground for a moment against this fiery charge. 🔊
  • 2. They took a position in the shelter of this growth, but the guerillas were not yet in sight. 🔊
  • 3. The guerillas sent a volley into the advancing men; then turned and dashed for their horses. 🔊
  • 4. In retreat the army is much more harassed by the guerillas than by the English. 🔊
  • 5. In April parties of guerillas and rebel cavalry began to operate actively in our neighborhood. 🔊
  • 6. By your promptness and gallantry the gang of guerillas who have so long infested the vicinity has been badly beaten and broken up. 🔊
  • 7. There was no further fighting of consequence, although bands of guerillas and brigands of all kinds had to be dispersed. 🔊
  • 8. It was about half a mile from the second company, which was driving the guerillas before it upon the point of their sabres. 🔊
  • 9. A pistol-shot from the guerillas was followed by a charge, when our boys were suddenly surrounded and captured. 🔊
  • 10. Even those time are gone when the guerillas called the citizens to arms for the sole and generous purpose of vindicating the national honor. 🔊
  • 11. Dropping their various occupations the guerillas drew in about the camp fire as the familiar words of the famous rebel song reached them. 🔊
  • 12. As guerillas and their brethren, the bushwhackers, infest the country more or less, picketing is dangerous as well as difficult. 🔊
  • 13. But it was now too late; and springing forward like panthers, the guerillas presented their pistols at his head, ordering a surrender. 🔊
  • 14. It looked just then as though Lieutenant Lyon had bagged the twenty-two guerillas in the upper story of the mansion. 🔊
  • 15. The guerillas consist mostly of farmers and mechanics, residents of this region, who, by some means, are exempt from the Rebel conscription. 🔊
  • 16. He reported having a narrow escape from guerillas near Elkton, where he was fired at and pursued for some distance, while on his way from Falmouth. 🔊
  • 17. It was while her husband was a captain of guerillas that she bore him a son, and on many weary journeys the baby was carried in a sort of net cradle slung from her saddle. 🔊
  • 18. Throughout the day those guerillas of the air, the bombing craft, went across and dropped eggs on anything between general headquarters and a railway line. 🔊
  • 19. But Deck had learned all he cared to know at present, and he thought by this time that the guerillas had come to a realizing sense of their situation. 🔊
  • 20. He had fought guerillas before; and it was not wise, in his judgment, to force them suddenly into desperation, for they became reckless when pressed too hard. 🔊
  • 21. The fight had been desperate on both sides, but the guerillas were badly worsted, and driven away as far as the jaded condition of our horses would permit us to pursue them. 🔊
  • 22. Colonel John S. Mosby's Guerillas were the most annoying and expensive antagonists we had. 🔊