orderly sergeant

NOUN
  1. the first sergeant of a company; duties formerly included the conveyance of orders
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  • It depicts a scene of purposeful activity - farriers shoeing; grooms tending huge chargers; a vet and orderly sergeant inspecting; men sweeping; cavalrymen feeding horses.
  • Well, we got back, and to our joy, we found that the Orderly Sergeant had got "soused" and forgot to mark us absent, so maybe we were not glad that we had those two extra days -- the only crimes you are sorry for in the Army are the ones that are found out. Into the Jaws of Death
  • Michael quickly rose through the ranks as orderly sergeant, first lieutenant and captain.
  • Enlisting in the First Arkansas Regiment as a private soldier, and serving for twelve months as orderly sergeant; at the reorganization he was elected colonel of the regiment, and afterwards, on account of merit and ability, was commissioned brigadier-general; distinguishing himself for conspicuous bravery and gallantry on every battlefield, and being "scalped" by a minnie ball at Richmond, Kentucky -- which scar marks its furrow on top of his head today. "Co. Aytch" Maury Grays, First Tennessee Regiment or, A Side Show of the Big Show
  • Michael quickly rose through the ranks as orderly sergeant, first lieutenant and captain.
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