With the nearest colonel was Lieutenant Helm, the aide-de-camp.
He returns to the Emperor, on whose knees an aide-de-camp was unfolding a map.
There was none with him save an aide-de-camp, who stood by the door, erect and mute.
"My aide-de-camp, Lieutenant Burke," replied the general, presenting me.
You would have him an aide-de-camp: now he is both one and the other.