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  • Custer was soon ready, but Devin's division being in rear its formation took longer, since he had to shift further to the right; Devin's preparations were, therefore, but partially completed when an aide-decamp galloped up to with the word from Custer, "Lee has surrendered; do not charge; the white flag is up."

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The "hunt" being ended -- for with this I had had enough, and no one else was permitted to do any shooting -- the aide-decamp directed the game to be sent to me in Florence, and we started for the chateau.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Bohlen -- the nephew and aide-decamp to the Chancellor -- and Doctor Busch were seated facing us.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Bonaparte then spoke to him sharply, and the aide-decamp, with evident unwillingness, left the room.

    The Vendetta

  • “Monsieur le comte particularly told me a colonel, an aide-decamp of Mina,” insisted the girl.

    A Start in Life

  • Bonaparte sent an aide-decamp to inquire for me on his death, and to this day I draw the pension of three thousand francs granted to this widow by the Government.

    Le Colonel Chabert

  • During the excitement of triumph in the month of August he was promoted lieutenant, received the cross of the Legion of honor, and was attached as aide-decamp to La Fayette, who gave him the rank of captain in 1832.

    A Start in Life

  • I went straight to Mina, who appointed me as his aide-decamp with the rank of colonel.

    A Start in Life

  • Lavienne, a man made for his master, was his aide-decamp.

    The Commission in Lunacy

  • Goldman noticed the other side's head man whisper something to a younger man-his aide-decamp.

    The Season of the Machete

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