Usage examples for brigadier

  1. A brigadier- general reports terrible losses, and declares that he cannot hold the line without reinforcements. – The Forerunners by Romain Rolland
  2. There are the Major- General commanding the division; the Brigadier commanding the station; four troops of horse and a company of foot artillery; one regiment of European cavalry, one of European infantry, one of native cavalry, and three of native infantry. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  3. Early in 1777 five brigadier generals junior to Arnold in rank and vastly inferior to him in ability and reputation had been promoted over him to the grade of major- general. – The War of Independence by John Fiske
  4. You were on that occasion commanded by Brigadier- General Inglis, who for those services was created a Major- General and a Knight Commander of the Bath, while you received the honour of being made Light Infantry. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  5. I doubt, now, if the brigadier himself could repeat all you have just said. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  6. The Brigadier sat bowed and motionless at the table, his head sunk in his hands. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  7. Colonel Hamilton is one of our noblest and most heroic officers, and it is now being whispered in military circles that as soon as he is recovered his promotion will be speedy to the rank of brigadier, whether he is ever able to occupy it or not. – Lily Pearl and The Mistress of Rosedale by Ida Glenwood
  8. Which is the brigadier? – On the Heels of De Wet by The Intelligence Officer
  9. Austin Graham was not killed, but came back with, as the Brigadier said, the Victoria Cross up his sleeve. – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. In short, as the brigadier could tell you, if he were so disposed, they are antagonist, body and soul. – The Monikins by J. Fenimore Cooper
  11. Schofield, then a Brigadier- General, sent the following communication to Gen. – The Struggle for Missouri by John McElroy
  12. At this time the division commander, General Hunter, had been wounded, and Colonel Burnside being the senior Brigadier, took command of the entire division. – History of Company F, 1st Regiment, R.I. Volunteers, during the Spring and Summer of 1861 by Charles H. Clarke
  13. The Brigadier sat upright with a jerk. – The Way of an Eagle by Ethel M. Dell
  14. He led his men with splendid dash and the enemy was utterly defeated, and Stark was made a brigadier general as a reward. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  15. I have delayed taking any notice of Lee's report until the return of Brigadier- General Kilpatrick, absent on leave, who commanded the cavalry on the occasion referred to, and on whose report from the field my telegram was based. – Three Years in the Federal Cavalry by Willard Glazier
  16. The General of the Army was " to assign to the command of each of said districts an officer of the regular army not below the rank of brigadier- general, and to detail a sufficient force to enable such officer to enforce his authority." – The Struggle between President Johnson and Congress over Reconstruction by Charles Ernest Chadsey
  17. First came the published cases of the American clergymen, brigadier- generals, almshouse governors, representatives, attorneys, and esquires. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  18. Well, I have just received his commission- You mean as- Brigadier- general. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  19. In 1743 took part in the battle of Dettingen; in 1745 promoted captain; in 1748 became lieutenant- colonel; in 1758 colonel; and in 1759 brigadier- general. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  20. 1 Brigadier General of the Suffolk County militia. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams