Brevet Major

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Military Career Of Stonewall Jackson - Mexican War Service
... In April 1847, Jackson was informed that his brevet (temporary) rank of Second Lieutenant was now being made permanent in the United States Army ... Lieutenant with recommendations made for brevet promotions to both Captain and Major ... In February 1849, Jackson had heard nothing about his brevet promotions from the Mexican War and was still merely a First Lieutenant ...
1st Regiment Michigan Volunteer Sharpshooters - Commanders
... DeLand was promoted to Brevet Brigadier General for "faithful, gallant, and meritorious service" on 14 March 1865 ... He was posthumously promoted to major ... Murdock was promoted to Brevet Major on 4 December 1864 ...

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