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Page 40 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be struck a gold medal, with devices emblematical of this splendid achievement, and presented to...
Page 514 - He was made a Brevet Brigadier-General, September 17, 1824,^' for ten years' faithful service as Colonel"; and he was breveted a Major-General, May 30th, 1848, *' for meritorious conduct, particularly in the performance of his duties in the prosecution of the war with Mexico.
Page 15 - ... same grade in the 3d regiment of artillery, and was appointed major of ordnance in 1832. During the war with Mexico he was chief of ordnance at headquarters of the army of occupation, and was distinguished in the battles of Palo Alto and Resaca de la Palma, Mexico, May 8 and 9, 1846. He was brevetted lieutenant-colonel, US army, for gallant and meritorious conduct in the several conflicts at Monterey, Mexico, Sept. 21 and 23, 1846; was appointed colonel of ordnance in 1851, and remained chief...
Page 282 - Dec. 1, 1868, for zeal and energy while in command of troops operating against hostile Indians in 1866, 1867 and 1868.
Page 507 - for faithful and meritorious services" ; brigadier general of United States volunteers April 9, 1865, "for gallant and meritorious services during the campaign terminating with the surrender of the insurgent army under General RE Lee...
Page 180 - ... incapacity resulting from long and faithful service, from wounds or injury received, from disease contracted, or from exposure in the line of duty, had passed Congress and become a law, and under its provisions several officers had retired.
Page 397 - for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Games' Mill,' Va., 1862; Colonel US Army, 'for gallant and meritorious services at the battle of Gettysburg...
Page 320 - Apr 1865 for gal and mer ser dur the recent operations resulting in the fall of Richmond Va and the surrender of the insurgent army under gen RE Lee...
Page 247 - Government transfer to the assistant commissioner of the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands for Alabama...
Page 238 - ... the Battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna. Cold Harbor, Petersburg and Jerusalem Plank Road.

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