Sentence Examples

  • Volunteers discharged a Ita volleys which were returned by the regulars.
  • Horses and carriages attending the sovereign or royal family, or used by soldiers or volunteers in uniform, were free from toll.
  • In 1848, when Milan and Venice rose against Austria, Cremona, then only a lad of seventeen, joined the ranks of the Italian volunteers, and remained with them, fighting on behalf of his country's freedom, till, in 1849, the capitulation of Venice put an end to the hopeless campaign.
  • Two mountain rescue volunteers descended with remarkable agility to where he crouched.
  • He was adjutant-general of New York state in 1839-1843, and became a brigadier-general of volunteers in the Union army in 1861, commanded a division in Virginia in 1862-1863, and, being compelled by ill health to resign from the army, was U.S. minister to the Papal States in 1863-1867.

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