Brevet Promotion

Some articles on brevet promotion:

Peter Conover Hains - Civil War
... He won a brevet promotion to captain on May 22, 1862, for actions at Hanover Court House ... engineer of the XIII Corps), and was awarded a brevet promotion to major upon the capture of the city, July 4, 1863. 18, he served out the remainder of the war, and received a brevet promotion to lieutenant colonel for his service during the war ...

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