Usage examples for brigade

  1. " My life has been both a help and a hurt to my fellow- creatures," sighed the brigade commander. – The Brigade Commander by J. W. Deforest
  2. 15th Infantry Brigade: Brig. – 1914 by John French, Viscount of Ypres
  3. When the mortification of an officer, because of his being appointed to a command inferior to what he considered to be his merits, was communicated to the Duke, he said: " In the course of my military career, I have gone from the command of a brigade to that of my regiment, and from the command of an army to that of a brigade or a division, as I was ordered, and without any feeling of mortification." – Character by Samuel Smiles
  4. She's the head of the Light Brigade, but you might fix her down, if she's not too much in debt. – The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete by George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009
  5. Mademoiselle, or Miss O'Faley, was in fact half French and half Irish- born in France, she was the daughter of an officer of the Irish brigade, and of a French lady of good family. – Tales & Novels, Vol. IX [Contents: Harrington; Thoughts on Bores; Ormond] by Maria Edgeworth
  6. These young men were at last actual members of the brigade of midshipmen. – Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  7. I am glad to see you in my brigade, but I don't quite understand how it comes that you are still a private. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  8. I can't hold Bluelake with anything less than half a brigade. – Oomphel in the Sky by Henry Beam Piper
  9. And the Captain here was sent along of the infantry party to jine up a lineback to the 'tillery brigade headquarters. – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  10. B. " The New Cavalry Brigade." – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  11. For that reason, I dare say, the Brigade of Midshipmen contains muckers as well as gentlemen- and officers are but midshipmen of a larger growth. – In Her Own Right by John Reed Scott
  12. The arrival of the brigade of carts with the supplies, and the news from the outside world, was the great event of the year in the early times at those lonely prairie settlements. – By Canoe and Dog-Train by Egerton Ryerson Young
  13. He was now a Colonel commanding a brigade. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  14. To return to the Regular Brigade: About 9 o'clock A. M. it became apparent that the tide of battle was most decidedly against the right wing of the army, and Rousseau's Division was ordered to the support of General McCook. – The Regular Brigade of the Fourteenth Army Corps, the Army of the Cumberland, in the Battle of Stone River, or Murfreesboro', Tennessee by Frederick Phisterer
  15. If, he said, those gentlemen had thought it desirable that the Dutch brigade should remain in the kingdom, they would have done so before. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 5 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  16. In half an hour the brigade- major's little command was within a thousand yards of Liebenbergspan farm. – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  17. Nevertheless, his brigade was cut to pieces. – The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) by John Holland Rose
  18. These will be instructed, in absence of further orders, to join you by the south side of the Potomac, one brigade will start to- morrow. – Campaign of the Fourteenth Regiment New Jersey Volunteers by J. Newton Terrill