Definition of Deploying:
It gave me a turn when I suddenly saw the gigantic army of " Khakis" right in front of us, slowly approaching, in grand formation, regiment upon regiment, deploying systematically, in proper fighting order, and my anxiety was mingled with admiration at the splendid discipline of the adversary.- "My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War", Ben Viljoen.
- "The Franco-German War of 1870-71", Count Helmuth, von Moltke.
He then orders Meade, with Griffin, followed by Humphreys, and with three batteries, to march along the river road to some commanding point between Mott and Colin Runs; his advance to be masked by throwing out small parties, and his command to be in position by two P. M., while Sykes's division, supported by Hancock's division of the Second Corps, march out the turnpike to a corresponding distance, each force then deploying towards the other, and engaging the enemy supposed to be in that vicinity.- "The Campaign of Chancellorsville", Theodore A. Dodge.