Brevet Major General

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The Woodlands (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) - Notable Burials
... John Joseph Abercrombie (1798–1877), Civil War general Timothy Shay Arthur (1809–1885), author, founder of Arthur's Home Magazine Hartman Bache (1798–1872), Civil War Union brevet ... Birney (1825–1864), Civil War Union major general Sylvester Bonnaffon, Jr ... Crosman (1799–1882), Civil War brevet major general Jacob Mendes Da Costa (1833–1900), surgeon Francis Martin Drexel (1792–1863), Philadelphia banker, progenitor of the Drexel banking dynasty Anthony ...
Military Of Burundi
... A general staff (Etat-Major Général) commands the armed forces, consisting of a joint staff (Etat-Major inter-armes) a training staff (Etat-Major ...
Brevet (military) - United States - American Civil War
... the American Civil War, almost all senior officers received some form of brevet award, mainly during the final months of the war ... In addition to the authorization in a previous law for awards of brevet ranks to Regular Army officers, an act of Congress of March 3, 1863 authorized the award of brevet rank to ... Thus, brevet awards became increasingly common later in the war ...
List Of Washington & Jefferson College Alumni - Military and Aerospace
1842 !Jefferson 1842† Confederate Brigadier general during the American Civil War, commanding the Army of Tennessee Delegate to the Provisional Confederate ... Baird, AbsalomAbsalom Baird 1841 !Washington 1841 Medal of Honor recipient Inspector General of the U.S ... Army (1885–1888) Union Brevet Major general during the American Civil War Bingham, Henry H.Henry H ...
Winfield Scott - War of 1812 - Brevet Major General
... valor at Lundy's Lane, Scott received a brevet (i.e ... an honorary promotion) to major general to date from July 25, 1814 ...

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