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  • He fought for, and befriended, Grant, and was a brevetted brigadier general by the close of the war.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • He fought for, and befriended, Grant, and was a brevetted brigadier general by the close of the war.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • In the course of the war, he had been brevetted up to brigadier-general.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • He fought for, and befriended, Grant, and was a brevetted brigadier general by the close of the war.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • In the course of the war, he had been brevetted up to brigadier-general.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • In the course of the war, he had been brevetted up to brigadier-general.

    CHASING the WHITE DOG

  • He finally got it at the battle of Cold Harbor in June 1864, when he was brevetted to lieutenant colonel and given charge of the Second Connecticut Volunteer Artillery.

    EMPIRE OF THE SUMMER MOON

  • About the same time, David F. Hounshell published a remarkable study of the events that Piore and Sabel, somewhat casually, brevetted first industrial divide.

    Economic Principals

  • "He was brevetted as such in the 55th, " Lawford told Forrest, -and it will distinguish him from Bullen.

    Sharpe's Escape

  • He had been made into a Lieutenant, and that was something of a miracle for a man who had joined the army as an illiterate Private, and he had been brevetted a Captain, which meant he was paid as such even though his true rank remained Lieutenant, but he could only get the real promotion if he either purchased a vacant Captaincy or, much less likely, was promoted by Lawford.

    Sharpe's Escape

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