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For many years Rahway was popularly known as Spanktown, and in January 1777, during the War of Independence, a skirmish, known as the battle of Spanktown, was fought here.
north of the city in an indecisive skirmish which has been named the battle of Carthage.
The first skirmish of the inevitable war was fought at Lexington in 1775.
After a skirmish he was deserted by his troops, and was obliged to surrender.
Having driven Schoeman and his followers from Pretoria, Kruger invaded Potchefstroom, which, after a skirmish in which three men were killed and seven wounded, ' fell into his hands.