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  • On May 14, he was breveted a colonel in the Continental Army in "reward of his fortitude, firmness, and zeal in the cause of his country, manifested during his long and cruel captivity, as well as on former occasions," and given military pay of $75 per month.

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  • Fetterman, who had been breveted a lieutenant-colonel for his gallantry in the Civil War, claimed seniority.

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  • A drummer-boy at fourteen in the War of the Rebellion, a private at sixteen and eighteen, he had subsequently been breveted for conspicuous military service.

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  • In a quieter but no less threatening voice, he said You'll be breveted Ensign for the rest of the cruise … or as long as you last.

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  • In Morris's opinion the newly breveted Lieutenant was altogether too easy with the men, but a money draft was a money draft, and Fitzgerald was the monied candidate and so had been given the temporary rank.

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  • Beauregard probably remembered Jackson, who had been a young artillerist during the Mexican War and been breveted major for gallantry at Chapultepec.

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  • He participated with distinction in several engagements, and for these services was breveted Brigadier General.

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  • He was subsequently breveted Brigadier General for meritorious services.

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  • During this war he served with great distinction, being successively breveted major, lieutenant-colonel and colonel, and was wounded once; certain it is that Robert E. Lee gave ample proof of his ability in the

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