Here we came to the front, and moved up and over the hill under a heavy fire of musketry and a cross fire of artillery.
They'd be in a cross fire if they tried either—an' that's what licks 'em.
The road to Bloemfontein was blocked; and the road to Kimberley was exposed to a cross fire from the enemy's two positions.
"They'll be in a cross fire purty soon," promised Pete, grimly.
Between a cross fire, the Indians fought with more desperation than ever.
A direct and cross fire of artillery swept every inch of the approach.
The rebels replied, and for over two hours this cross fire went on without intermission on either side.
Lee's guns were planted to cross fire on each charging line of blue.
They were in such a form that the enemy attacking any portion would be exposed either to a flanking or a cross fire.
They were under a cross fire, however, from front and flank, and in the end had to retreat.