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  • About five or six miles from Appomattox, on the road toward Prospect Station near its intersection with the Walker's Church road, my adjutant-general, Colonel Newhall, met General Grant, he having started from north of the Appomattox River for my front the morning of April 9, in consequence of the following despatches which had been sent him the night before, after we had captured Appomattox Station and established a line intercepting Lee:

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Joubert was appointed its adjutant-general, and Pontmercy sub-lieutenant.

    Les Miserables

  • When Washakie died in 1900, the adjutant-general of the U.S. Army ordered that he be given a military funeral, the first ever given to an Indian.


  • Early on the morning of April 30, the mob, armed by the adjutant-general of Arizona Territory, attacked the unsuspecting camp of Arivaipas.


  • A Civil War veteran, a Union adjutant-general, he wrote of his experience studying law during the siege of Mobile: "I found it good mental training, for if one could read a dry book under the fire of siege guns he could study law almost anywhere."

    A Century of Debate

  • After remaining in this position for some twenty minutes or more, I received an order from General Graham, through the acting assistant adjutant-general Lieutenant Charles H.

    From On High

  • At ten punctually, Lunalilo, Governor Lyman, the sheriff of Hawaii, the royal chamberlain, and the adjutant-general, walked up to the court-house, and the king took his place, standing in the lower verandah with his suite about him.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Victoria, a civil list, etc., and though Lunalilo comes here trying to be a private individual and to rest from Hookupus, state entertainments, and privy councils, he brings with him a royal chamberlain and an adjutant-general in attendance.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • A rabble of children ran in front, then came the king, over whom the natives had thrown some beautiful garlands of ohia and maile (Alyxia olivaeformis), with the governor on one side and the sheriff on the other, the chamberlain and adjutant-general walking behind.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Below, near the pavilion, was standing an adjutant-general of whom Alexey Alexandrovitch had a high opinion, noted for his intelligence and culture.

    Anna Karenina


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