On the 20th of August, 1847, he was promoted Brevet First Lieutenant.
"Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboro (North Carolina) expedition, December, 1862" by W. W. Howe
That Peter Junior had come home brevetted a captain for his bravery crowned him with glory.
"The Eye of Dread" by Payne Erskine
GEORGE M. BROOKE, Brevet Major-General in the United States army, died at San Antonio, Texas, on the 19th of March.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
At the close of the war he received the rank of brevet major for meritorious service.
"In The Ranks" by R. E. McBride
Their commander was Lieutenant-Colonel (brevet Major-General) Eugene A. Carr.
"Boys' Book of Frontier Fighters" by Edwin L. Sabin
First Brigade, Brevet Brigadier-General D.
"The Black Phalanx" by Joseph T. Wilson
It was an aide to the President General himself; a brevet-Colonel wearing the uniform of the World Police.
"The Women-Stealers of Thrayx" by Fox B. Holden
Graduated July 1, 1847, brevet second lieutenant.
"The Battle of the Big Hole" by G. O. Shields
Allen, personally distinguished himself, for which he received the rank Brevet Lt. Col. at the close of the war.
"History of the Seventh Ohio Volunteer Cavalry" by R. C. Rankin
I could scarce have a lovelier, true; but where is thy brevet?
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 20. July, 1877." by Various