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  • He served in Kentucky, was promoted to the rank of brigadier-general of volunteers early in 1862; took part in the second day's fighting at the battle of Shiloh, served as chief of staff under Rosecrans in the Army of the Cumberland in 1863, fought at Chickamauga, and was made a major-general of volunteers for gallantry in that battle.
  • When the Civil War broke out, he fought on the side of the South and became a brigadier-general.
  • We use a system of brigades with a brigadier in charge.
  • And that is thanks to an independent publishing venture run by an 89-year-old former brigadier from a small office in the Cotswolds.
  • Mrs Moore and Mr Clarke invited me into their pews and introduced me to the retired brigadier and to Bob the electrician.

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