Definition of Adjutant general
1. Noun. A general's adjutant; chief administrative officer.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Adjutant General
Literary usage of Adjutant general
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"1842 be ™ appointed assistant adjutant-general of I'M forces in Sind and Baluchistan, ... adjutant-general of the Bombay army и ..."
2. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1867)
"... Commissary of Musters, both graduates of the United States Military Academy; of Colonel FT Locke, Adjutant- General, which position he had held from the ..."
3. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"of which letters were referred by the last named officer to the adjutant-general, with a recommendation that such authority be granted. ..."
4. Guide to the Archives of the Government of the United States in Washington by Claude Halstead Van Tyne (1907)
"THE ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE.1 The adjutant-general's office, as at present organized, was established with the title of " The Military Secretary's office ..."
5. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1913)
"And as for Thomas, though he had made a good adjutant general, in years past, ... The adjutant general was arrested on the 22d, at Stanton's instigation, ..."
6. Diary of Gideon Welles, Secretary of the Navy Under Lincoln and Johnson by Gideon Welles (1911)
"... of Grant's — General Lorenzo Thomas ordered to resume his Duties as Adjutant-General at Washington — A New Military Department created at Washington and ..."