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a document entitling a commissioned officer to hold a higher rank temporarily (but without higher pay)

promote somebody by brevet, in the military

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Breveted to major on 3 July 1898, for `distinguished conduct and public service in the presence of the enemy at Guantanamo, Cuba.
Breveted to captain on 11 June 1898, for `distinguished conduct and public service in the presence of the enemy at Guantanamo, Cuba.
Breveted to captain on 13 June 1898, for `conspicuous conduct in battle at Guantanamo, Cuba.
Breveted to major on 11 June 1898, for `distinguished conduct and public service in the presence of the enemy at Guantanamo, Cuba.
Breveted to major on 3 July 1898, for `gallant service in the naval battle of Santiago, Cuba.
Breveted to major on 20 July 1900, for `distinguished conduct in the presence of the enemey at the defence of the legations at Peking, China.
Breveted to captain on 8 September 1863, for `gallant and meritorious in the night attack upon Fort Sumter.