Edward Cooper Hodge, commanding officer of the 4th Dragoon Guards in the Crimea, reflected that he had been given a colonelcy
in that regiment worth 840 [pounds sterling].
This dismay had led to his determination to resign his Regular Army commission in order to accept the colonelcy
of one of the regiments of Michigan volunteers, a post which had been offered to him by Governor Austin Blair.
He continues to hold that colonelcy
but is outranked by the Queen, who is colonel-in-chief of the Royal Welch Fusiliers.
Indeed, after borrowing to buy a captaincy, majority, and colonelcy
, he found himself in debt to almost everyone from close family members to his boot maker.
COLONEL ta2 = colonelcy
, corolline TOM tp = mot TOM ta1 = atom, moot, most, moth, omit, tomb TOM ta2 = comet, emote, moist, motel, motor, storm PARKER tp = repark PARKER ta1 = parkier, reparks, sparker PARKER ta2 = parroket, partaker, prefrank, sparkler