It was old “grayback” whose nerves gave way first; he that started the stampede back to light and sunshine.
Not a suspicion had yet been excited among my grayback companions.
And the "grayback" (as the boys termed the rebels) could hear the ominous click of the gun lock in Frank's hands.
The grayback had evidently found the clothes, and suspected the purpose for which they were concealed.
"There's life there, grayback," growled my attendant; and the Rebel ordered us to the rear.
An old stove without a pipe is going and some stinking stuff is burning that nothing short of a grayback can stand.
My air-treading, toe-dancing “grayback” of the morning was gone in the back and legs long before we reached the end.
“grayback” tried to climb up on the tip of a submerged boulder, slipped with all four feet at once and went over sidewise.
The rasp of his own 'grayback' shirt and the squeak of his boots seemed to bring him to himself.
He stepped back to one of the two windows on the front of the house, where he discovered an officer and two “grayback” soldiers.