I found an officer with drawn sword threatening to run the color-sergeant through if he was not allowed to pass.
I must inform the reader that the captain and color-sergeant are closely allied.
Where the color-sergeant plants the standard, there the soldiers are expected to rally.
When the battle began, the color-sergeant had received a ball in the breast, and had fallen dead.
The blood of the color-sergeant is there, black now with age.
Patrick MacLean, the color-sergeant, grinned as he reached out a welcoming hand to both surgeon and nurse.
The color-sergeant pulled himself over and gently brushed back the straggling hair.
The color-sergeant was provost-Sergeant also, and had entire charge of the prisoners and of the daily policing of the camp.
The colonel, who for some reason could not accompany his men, presented the regimental flags to the color-sergeant.
The color-sergeant of the Seventy-seventh fell dead; another sergeant seized the flag and fell.