A century later, the word Europeani was first used by a monastic chronicler describing Charles Martel's victory over Moorish skirmishers
Accordingly, he deployed on his first two battle lines skirmishers
and militia, with instructions to fire two volleys and then feign a panicked retreat.
42) An advance force of about five hundred skirmishers
had already probed the fort's north-facing defenses, with unsatisfactory results; (43) the Confederate defenders had repulsed the Union line with canister and musket fire from strong positions, inducing anxiety in Weitzel's mind.
Sometimes the archers were employed as skirmishers
, aiming to pick off particular enemy targets and generally harass the enemy.
Sometimes, however, the archers were skirmishers
( harassing and picking off particular enemy targets.
30am, in bright sunshine, the 1/8th Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 600 in all ranks storming the line, leaped from their trenches and advanced in eight successive waves of skirmishers
Thus, we see more skirmishers
, attacks by columns, and advances along parallel axes.
SKIRMISHERS at a battlefield site will be dressed a little differently from the usual medieval Yorkists next month.
The second phase (1862-63) saw the emergence of linear tactics in which armies were deployed in two or three lines with skirmishers
well in advance.
This latter wing was quite effective as skirmishers
They stood between the front lines of the two armies throughout the three-day fight, and were subject constantly to fire from skirmishers
lines and for not having used his light troops and militia as skirmishers
who may have been able to feel out a more prudent line of attack.