Definition of Breveted
1. brevet [v] - See also: brevet
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Literary usage of Breveted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Taken to Washington he was breveted brigadier-general on 4 May, major- general of volunteers on 6 May, and major-general by brevet on 7 May, ..."
2. Life and Times of Gen. Sam Dale: The Mississippi Partisan by John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne (1860)
"General Cowles Mead. — The Legislature of Alabama. — Savannah Jack. — Death of Captain Butler.—breveted Brigadier General.—Reception of General La Fayette. ..."
3. Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Under the Editorial Supervision of Lyon edited by Lyon Gardiner Tyler (1915)
"federate army as a private but was breveted as lieutenant-colonel before the close of hostilities. When peace was restored, he became president of the ..."
4. History of Pittsburgh and Environs, from Prehistoric Days to the Beginning by George Thornton Fleming (1922)
"Before the close of the war he was breveted major-general. On his mustering out of the service he returned to Pittsburgh and again took up the practice of ..."