And the adjutant threw his head back and laughed joyously over the retrospect.
The adjutant and his bugler found that the companies on the left were yet some distance to the rear.
The adjutant takes his post, passing to the right of the major.
If Dawson is there, from the adjutant's office, I wahnt him quick.
The adjutant and myself, bound for the new Headquarters, followed ten minutes later.
It is in that freight depot that adjutant General Hastings has his headquarters.
In the afternoon the guns were moved by the adjutant of the Brigade into proper intervals, bringing ours into a low, muddy ravine.
Hal was summoned and made to stand at attention before the adjutant.
The adjutant was opening the latest batch of official envelopes from Divisional Artillery.
He looked straight at his adjutant's face without recognizing him.
"military officer who assists superior officers," c.1600, from Latin adiutantem (nominative adiutans), present participle of adiutare "to give help to, help zealously, serve," frequentative of adiuvare (past participle adiutus) "help, assist, aid, support," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + iuvare "to help, give strength, support," perhaps from same root as iuvenis "young person" (see young).