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The knightage of Great Britain and Ireland - Page 59
by Edward Churton - 1841 - 216 pages
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Orderly Book of Lieut. Gen. John Burgoyne: From His Entry Into the State of ...

John Burgoyne - Burgoyne's Invasion, 1777 - 1860 - 221 pages
...Germany. On the 5th of March, 1787, Maj, Gen. Riedefel was advanced to the rank of Lieut. General, and in the following year was appointed to the command of the Brunfwick contingent, which formed part of the German army that was fent to Holland to fupport the...
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The Imperial Dictionary of Universal Biography: A Series of ..., Part 47

John Eadie, John Francis Waller, William John Macquorn Rankine, Edwin Lankester - Biography & Autobiography - 1857 - 948 pages
...sensitive natnre the most poignant grief — almost despair. In 1838 he was made a knight of the hath, and in the following year was appointed to the command of the northern district of England, where the chartists were at that time meditating an insnrrection. His...
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Memoirs, and Letters and Journals, of Major General Riedesel ..., Volume 1

Max von Eelking - Burgoyne's Invasion - 1868
...formal reception.1 On the fifth of March, 1787, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general ; and in the following year, was appointed to the command of the Brunswick contingent, which composed a portion of the German army that was sent to Holland to support...
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Memoirs...Major General Riedesel, Volume 1

Max von Eelking - 1868
...formal reception.1 On the fifth of March, 1787, he was promoted to the rank of lieutenant general ; and in the following year, was appointed to the command of the Brunswick contingent, which composed a portion of the German army that was sent to Holland to support...
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The Franco-Prussian War: Its Causes, Incidents, and Consequences, Volume 2

Sir Henry Montague Hozier, William Henry Davenport Adams - Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871 - 1872
...Lefebvre was made a marshal. At Jena, in 1806, he earned the imperial praise by his splendid valour, and in the following year was appointed to the command of the army besieging Dantzig. The city capitulated, and Lefebvre was created a duke. In 1808 he served in...
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The national encyclopædia. Libr. ed

National cyclopaedia - 1879
...the 1st of June. In 1795 he engaged a French fleet off L'Orient, and took three ships of the line; and in the following year was appointed to the command of the Channel fleet, which he held till April, 1800. He was successively raised to the Irish and English...
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History of Halifax city

Thomas Beamish Akins - Halifax (N.S.) - 1895 - 272 pages
...Cornwallia in August, 1763. He did not remain long at Halifax. In 1757 he was gazetted a Major General, and in the following year was appointed to the command of the forces destined for the West Indies. He died before Guadaloupe a short time before the Island was captured....
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Columbian cyclopedia, Volume 31

Reference - 1897
...RIM* commanded the rear division at the battle ot the Nile. In 1804 he was nominated vice-admiral; and in the following year was appointed to the command of the Toulon squadron. Having sailed to the Azores, he encountered a Brit, squadron, under Sir Robert Calder,...
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The International cyclopedia: a compendium of human knowledge ..., Volume 15

Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1898
...to Malta his own vessel, the Qtiillaume Tell, and four others. In 1804 he was nominated viceadmiral; and in the following year was appointed to the command of the Toulon squadron, with which he succeeded in reaching Cadiz, where he was joined by the Spanish fleet...
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The History of Fettercairn: A Parish in the County of Kincardine

Archibald Cowie Cameron - Fettercairn (Scotland) - 1899 - 280 pages
...of Aberdeen in 1754. He represented Kincardineshire from 1774 till 1788, when he vacated his seat, and in the following year was appointed to the command of the forces in Scotland, and took up his residence in Holyrood Palace. In 1798 he resigned the command in...
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