The countersignwas out, which the general readily gave to Hayward.
And after that he will set us on a road leading to Tiarriba and gave us a countersign which will help us into a rebel camp if there is any around.
When he was informed that the countersign sent to him was for use with his regiment as well as mine, it was difficult to make him understand that this was not an unwarranted interference of one colonel over another.
Not wishing to be outdone in courtesy, he immediately sent me the countersign for his regiment for the night.
Over a hundred, and in order to put a stop to further desertions, the countersign had to be changed three times.
General Lestocq, governor of Berlin, in joyful commemoration of this victory, issued to-day the countersign of 'Charles and Hof!
Later, in comes a captain, gets the countersign for his own use, but presently returns, the sentinel having pronounced it incorrect.
On the evening of his arrival, by his Majesty's invitation, Alexander gave the countersign to the grand marshal, and it was afterwards given alternately by the two sovereigns.
What is that," cried Toinette, her heart shaking within her breast, "what do you mean with your countersign of death?
Then you cancountersign it, and the men can make theirs.
Should you meet any pickets beyond, thecountersign for to-night is 'Shiloh.
In a few minutes he caught the eye of Welborn, who soon led him by all the sentinels, giving the countersign as he passed, until he was outside the garrison, and then hid him in a barn, half a mile from our place of shelter.
Now, see if your own heart can give the countersign 'Thou art my portion, O Lord!
I will assume that I am, and I do not refuse to act, but for the present I have no chancellor willing to countersign the order.
If no countersign be used, the rules for challenging are the same.
The =parole= is a word used as a check on the countersign in order to obtain more accurate identification of persons.
When the countersign is used, the corporal at the posting of the relief during whose tour challenging is to begin gives the countersign to the members of the relief, excepting those posted at the guardhouse.
He will see that the commander of the guard is furnished with the parole and countersign before retreat in case they are to be used, and will inform him of the presence in post or camp of any person entitled to the compliment.
If a person having the countersign approach alone, he is advanced to give the countersign.
If the countersign be lost, or if a member of the guard desert with it, the commander on the spot will substitute another for it and report the case at once to headquarters.