Brevets of course he had, but what are brevets but empty title?
What are bullet-wounds and brevets to this one supreme, sublime encounter?
Few indeed were they who escaped the deluge of brevets that poured over the army and soaked some men six deep.
He served in the Mexican War, was severely wounded, and received two brevets for gallantry.
They were military commissions, titles of nobility, brevets for decorations, instructions and commands from superior officers.
Brevets which have been conferred upon other officers in the same affair take the latter date.
Others—of equal rank and with the brevets of major-generals—she similarly belittled.
Degrees, like brevets, were not so easily obtained before the civil war period as they have been since.
His services were recognized by the brevets of brigadier-general and major-general in the regular army.