Shortly after the wedding, Pershing was promoted to brigadier-general, overstepping 835 more senior officers.
The brigadier-general of our brigade took a particular fancy to one which he got from me.
He wore the uniform of brigadier-general—a token that he had not lost rank.
At a point in the march brigadier-general Twaites was standing to see the battalion go by.
After all, I may come back a brigadier-general, and make you one of my staff-officers!
brigadier-general Burrows, who had two horses shot under him during the engagement, was amongst the last to reach Kandahar.
His appointment as brigadier-general of volunteers dated from this action.
Hence the censure was withheld, and he was made a brigadier-general!
I came from the quarters of brigadier-general Schleich a few minutes ago.
The particulars of the fight were not stated; but it is believed we lost a brigadier-general, killed.