Being at the Wrong Place at the Wrong Time;
Dec. 22nd ... Ten or twelve light dragoon[s] were surrounded by the rebels through venturing too far into the country and were taken, and a few others were also captured in marauding.
Source: Col. F. A. Whinyates, editor. "The Services o-f Lieut.- Colonel Francis Downman, R.A. in France, North America, and the West Indies, Between the Year 1758 and 1784." Woolwich; Printed at the Royal Artillery Institution, 1898. Page 55.