Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: halleck
IPA transcription: [h'ælɪk]
Usage examples
  • Grant then settled down to a siege, and Lincoln and Halleck now sent him ample reinforcements.
  • At the time Calhoun started for Kentucky, General Halleck was concentrating his immense army at Pittsburg Landing, preparatory to an attack on Corinth.
  • Neither help nor promise of help came from Halleck's army, and Farragut could therefore do nothing but turn his vessels down stream and return to New Orleans.
  • But we took part in the long, wonderful, and ridiculous siege of Corinth, under Halleck, when our great army was held back by red tape, martinets, and the fear of a lot of wooden guns that sat on top of the enemy's breastworks, while that enemy, with all his men, and with all his guns, and bag and baggage, was escaping to the south.