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general officer


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranking above colonel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. any officer having a rank above that of colonel.
  • n.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. officers in the Army or Air Force or Marines above the rank of colonel


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  • Nothing was done in Richmond concerning a general officer for Burks's brigade.


  • "Commanding Armies U. S." GENERAL: Since writing tne accompanying despatch, General Custer reports that his command has captured in all thirty-five pieces of artillery, one thousand prisoners -- including one general officer -- and from one hundred and fifty to two hundred wagons.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • Tradition is that Heth was the one general officer whom Lee called by his first name; certain it is that Lee interested himself in Heth's advancement as in no other instance of record.


  • Another general officer to join Lee's army and take command of a worn brigade was John Pegram, who last was seen as the leader of a captured column at Rich Mountain in 1861.


  • Now that Gordon had failed, every general officer and many a man of lesser rank sensed what Lee confided to the President on March 26: The time was at hand to evacuate Richmond and Petersburg and to unite with the forces in North Carolina.23


  • Harry Heth and Dick Anderson had asked for Willie Pegram's promotion to general officer and assignment to command an infantry brigade, and Powell Hill had endorsed the recommendation.


  • My own headquarters were established on the grounds of Mr. William Crutchfield, a resident of the place, whose devotion to the Union cause knew no bounds, and who rendered me -- and, in fact, at one time or another, nearly every general officer in the Army of the Cumberland -- invaluable service in the way of information about the Confederate army.

    She Makes Her Mouth Small & Round & Other Stories

  • The next day, just as his Majesty mounted his horse to go to Doulevent, a general officer of the Austrians was brought to him, whose arrival caused a great sensation at headquarters, as it delayed the Emperor's departure for a few moments.

    Recollections of the private life of Napoleon

  • I was nothing but a fifer – but I tell you, Sir! there wasn't a general officer in the country that played his part with a prouder heart than I did mine!



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