The colors of the One Hundred and Fifty-ninth were left on the hill, their color sergeant having been killed.
He passed it on to the Austrian and the color sergeant, and they also started.
He was color sergeant of his regiment and fell in a charge upon the breastworks of a fort about a year after his enlistment.
In passing out I met the color sergeant and gave the flag to him.
The color sergeant, seeing that an attack upon us was threatened, drew his revolver and stood on the defensive.
Our color sergeant, Charles Becherer, was shot in the right shoulder and disabled.
Beside him the color sergeant gave a moan and bent in the middle like a hinge.