Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. bataillon, fr. It. battaglione,. See Battalia
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.; from root of Battle.
Each regiment scarcely composed a battalion, each battalion scarcely a platoon.
"The Two Great Retreats of History" by George Grote
From across the river the Yankee bugle rang out with the "reveille", call and instantly Major Robertson's voice "Battalion!
"A History of Lumsden's Battery, C.S.A." by George Little
He at once ordered out a battalion of foot, marched on the mill, and surrounded it.
"The Huguenots in France" by Samuel Smiles
You can't put a fellow who has just learned to handle a gun to march at the head of the battalion.
"The Rover Boys at Big Horn Ranch" by Edward Stratemeyer
I do not remember of our having any battalion drill at Camp Carrollton.
"The Story of a Common Soldier of Army Life in the Civil War, 1861-1865" by Leander Stillwell
Is he still with the battalion?
"Wilmshurst of the Frontier Force" by Percy F. Westerman
But to them all, good, indifferent or bad, the Battalion's name and record came FIRST.
"Norman Ten Hundred" by A. Stanley Blicq
Advancing in line, the British had two battalions mowed down by the Khalsa guns.
"A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year" by Edwin Emerson
The same performance was gone thru and he gave the number of his battalion which was not the 25th.
"Over the top with the 25th" by R. Lewis
He has gone to Saint Die to present medals to a battalion of the 'Little Blue Devils' at that place.
"With Haig on the Somme" by D. H. Parry
The heather's on fire. McLeans from the byre,
The hamlet, the city, the wide open plains,
The lairds and rapscallions fill up the battalions
With blue blood, with true blood, the loyal McLeans.
"The McLeans" by Abner Cosens
When William, Duke of Schumbug,
A tyrant and a humbug,
With cannon and with thunder on our city bore,
Our fortitude and valiance
Insthructed his battalions
To respict the galliant Irish upon Shannon shore.
"The Battle Of Limerick" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Sad heart! why art thou tremblingly beating—
What troubleth thee?
There where the waves from the fathomless water come greeting,
Wild with their glee!
Or rush from the rocks, like a routed battalion retreating,
Over the sea!
"Over the Sea" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
Banners of battle-might, spear-glint and sword-light
Over the dream-vague, frowning battalions!
Hark, the hoarse trumpets bray! Sensing the coming fray,
Wraith-ridden, thunder-hoofed stallions neigh
Terror into the glooming day!
"Prarie Storm Rune" by John Gneisenau Neihardt
Now the pipes are playing, now the drums are beat,
Now the strong battalions are marching up the street.
But the pipes will not be playing and the bayonets will not shine.
When the regiments I dream of come stumbling down the line.
"Before The Summer" by Ewart Alan Mackintosh
I like the German fir-woods, in green battalions drilled;
I like the gardens of Versailles with flashing fountains filled;
But, oh, to take your hand, my dear, and ramble for a day
In the friendly western woodland where Nature has her way!
"An American in Europe" by Henry Van Dyke
Members of the Press and the public attended the 2nd Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade Chinook Fielding cermemony.
Battalion Chief David Hines says WFD got the call for the fire at 120 Cavalier Drive off Eastwood Road just before noon.
He has served as a detachment commander , a company commander and with the battalion plans and operations in the 2nd Battalion.
Jason McGowan, Gresham fire battalion chief, said firefighters responded to the emergency call at 3:12 pm on Monday at Dea's In and Out at 755 NE Burnside Rd.
COLUMBIA — A man suffered potentially life-threatening injuries after he fell 30 feet from a construction site Tuesday afternoon, Columbia Fire Battalion Chief Steven Sapp said.
Corporal Vergil Johnson (left), a tank crewman in 2nd Tank Battalion,and Cpl .
Hogan was assigned to 1st Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejeune.
The typical battalion has a lieutenant colonel, who outranks everybody, and a command sergeant major.
Waterloo Battalion Chief Mike Jenn says residents won't be able to return to the home for some time.
Battalion chief, volunteers hope rain will damper Devil's Night vandals.
' Darkhorse ' Battalion And The Afghan War.
A year ago, nearly 1,000 US Marine officers and enlisted men of the 3rd Battalion, 5th Regiment deployed to restive Helmand province in southern Afghanistan.
(AP) About 160 Fort Stewart soldiers from B Company of the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment gathered for a medal ceremony Wednesday.
Richard Baker salutes his battalion Commander, Lt Col. Mike Jason, after receiving the Bronze Star and an Army Commendation Medal for valor during a medal ceremony on Wednesday, Nov 14, 2012, at Fort Stewart, Ga.
Both soldiers received their medals after being wounded in Afghanistan while deployed with the 1st Battalion, 30th Infantry Regiment.