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To Mildred he was one of that numerous army of brevet relations known as gran-pop, pop, or uncle.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
Martin Falleix obtained a brevet for invention and a gold medal at the Exposition of 1824.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
On the reorganization of the army in 1815 he was retained as colonel in the Rifle Regiment, with brevet rank of brigadier-general.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
Such ability and devotion brought him home from Mexico bearing the brevet rank of Colonel.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIJOHN LORD
He rose to the brevet rank of major and served in the war of 1812 against Great Britain.
THE LIFE OF JAMES MCNEILL WHISTLERELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
I therefore nominate M. de Poiery to be a captain by brevet.
A COMPILATION OF THE MESSAGES AND PAPERS OF THE PRESIDENTSJAMES D. RICHARDSON
He was appointed to the Fourth Regiment of Infantry, with the brevet rank of second lieutenant.
OUR STANDARD-BEAREROLIVER OPTIC
I'll do more than all this; I'll make you a corporal, and give you a brevet for serjeant.
THE RECRUITING OFFICERGEORGE FARQUHAR
The Confederate authorities gave him the rank of captain by brevet.
CAPTURING A LOCOMOTIVEWILLIAM PITTENGER
Henry Leavenworth died a brigadier general by brevet, July 21, 1834.
GENERAL SCOTTGENERAL MARCUS J. WRIGHT

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