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" Aug. 20, 1847, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco. "
History of the Seventh Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in the War of the ... - Page 17
by Nelson V. Hutchinson - 1890 - 320 pages
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THE HISTORY OF THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA;

JOHN S. C. ABBOTT - 1864
...Sumter. He graduated at West Point in 1842, the fourth in his class. The next year he was breveted 1st lieutenant, "for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Cherubusco." At the storming of El Molino del Bey, he fell, severely wounded. For his gallantry here...
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Chambers's encyclopaedia: a dictionary of universal knowledge for the people ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1864
..."for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of Cerro Gordo," April 18, 1847; lieutenant-colonel "for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco," Aug. 20, 1847; and colonel "for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of Cluipultepec," Sept....
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George Brinton McClellan : from Cadet to Major-General: A Biography

Markinfield Addey - History - 1864 - 352 pages
...the company, and brevet rank of first lieutenant, bearing" date August 20th, was awarded to him, " for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco." CHAPTER IV. HONOBS WON. Armistice Perfidy of the Mexicans The heights of Chapultepec described...
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The portrait gallery of the war, civil, military, and naval: a biographical ...

Frank Moore - United States - 1865 - 353 pages
...distinguished himself in all the battles of that campaign. On the twentieth of August, 1847, he was made First Lieutenant for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco. At Molino del Rey, in 1848, he was leading a division of a storming party in the terrible assault on...
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The Portrait Gallery of the War, Civil, Military, and Naval: A Biographical ...

Frank Moore - United States - 1865 - 353 pages
...as engineers were as valuable, as those they rendered in battle at the head of their gallant men." For "gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco," McClellan was breveted first-lieutenant; and for "gallant and meritorious conduct in the battle of...
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STONEWALL JACKSON: A Military Biography

JOHN ESTEN COOKE - 1866
...Hooker. In the report of General Twiggs the young lieutenant was mentioned for u gallant services ; " and for " gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco," he was bre vetted captain. On the 8th of September came the victory of El Molino del Eey ; and on the...
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Major General Ambrose E. Burnside and the Ninth Army Corps: a narrative of ...

Augustus Woodbury - United States - 1867 - 554 pages
...promotion is a sufficient testimony to his bravery and merit. " Brevet First Lieutenant, August 20, 1847, ' for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco ;' severely wounded in the battle of Molino del Rey, September 8, 1847 ; Brevet Captain from that date,...
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Lee and His Lieutenants: Comprising the Early Life, Public Services, and ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 851 pages
...States Army, and remained in it until after the close of the Mexican War. He was brevetted captain for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco. He afterwards obtained another brevet, that of major, at the storming of Chapnltepec ; and here it...
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MAJOR GENERAL AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE AND THE NINTH ARMY CORPS

AUGUSTUS WOODBURY - 1867
...1889, He achieved an enviable fame in the Mexican war, winning a brevet Captaincy, August 20, 1847, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco. He was brevetted Major, September 13, of the same year, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the...
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Major-general Ambrose E. Burnside and the Ninth army corps

Augustus Woodbury, Ambrose Everett Burnside - 1867
...1839. He achieved an enviable fame in the Mexican war, winning a brevet Captaincy, August 20, 1847, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the battles of Contreras and Churubusco. He was brevetted Major, September 13, of the same year, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the...
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