On a direct-fired furnace at least one man, the brigadier, must be an expert in all the operations involved; but with a gas furnace a division of labour is possible.
Upon Wayne's death in 1796, Wilkinson became general in command of the regular army, retaining his rank as brigadier and likewise his Spanish pension.
It was at this time too that the many-sided Alexius invented his famous "drops," or tinctura toniconervina Bestuschefi, the recipe of which was stolen by the French brigadier Lamotte, who made his fortune by introducing it at the French court, where it was known as Elixir d'Or.
Iturbide, who was master of the country for the time, made Santa-Anna brigadier and governor of La Vera Cruz.
In 1794 we find him as brigadier attached to the army of the Sambre et Meuse, and after Jourdan's victory at Fleurus he was appointed a general of division.
He had well employed the short time at his disposal for training his men, and on the first field of Bull Run they won for themselves and their brigadier, by their rigid steadiness at the critical moment of the battle, the historic name of "Stonewall."
As the Egyptian brigadier, who had spent some years in Berlin, spoke German fluently, and it was also understood by the senior British officers, that language was used for all commands given by the sirdar on that special parade.
In 1796 it was named Bloomfield in honour of General Joseph Bloomfield (1753-1823), who served (1775-1778) in the War of American Independence, reaching the rank of major, was governor of New Jersey in 1801-1802 and 1803-1812, brigadier general in the United States army during the War of 1812, and a Democratic representative in Congress from 1817 to 1821.
The king, who is said to have described him as a brave fellow who had no head, promoted him to the rank of brigadier, and then major-general with some reluctance.
1704), known in Spain as Count O'Donnell, who commanded an Irish regiment as brigadier in the Spanish service.
Reinhold Fersen and entered the Swedish Life Guards in 1740, and from 1743 to 1748 was in the French service (Royal-Suedois), where he rose to the rank of brigadier.
He was originally destined for the church and was brought up at the Jesuit college at Blois, but after the death of his elder brother he entered a cavalry regiment, served in Bohemia and Bavaria and on the Rhine, and in 1747 had attained the rank of colone took part in the siege of Maestricht in 1748, became governor of Vendome in 1749, and after distinguishing himself in 1756 in the Minorca expedition was promoted brigadier of infantry.
The brigadier was particularly mentioned in Wellington's despatches, and received the thanks of parliament as well as the Maria Theresa and other much-prized foreign orders.
In WWII he enlisted in the Royal Warwickshire Regiment as a Private and quickly became a brigadier.
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.
One Wiltshire-based army brigadier re-signed last January, insisting that he was protesting at the removal of the ban.
grenadier companies were detached to the 4th Brigade under the command of Brigadier Campbell and later by HRH the Duke of Kent.
Brigadier Shaun Cowlam, commanding officer of the brigade, is leading the party, which is studying locations for a British base.
At the ceremony Brigadier Sym described the battle and Pipe-Major Riach played the pibroch, " The Battle of Auldearn " .
(See Army, Artillery, Infantry, and Cavalry.) The staff of an infantry or cavalry brigade usually consists of the brigadier commanding, his aide-de-camp, and the brigade-major, a staff officer whose duties are intermediate between those of an adjutant and those of a general staff officer.
"Not more stupid than you, madam," said the nine-year-old Petya, with the air of an old brigadier.
Captain Carter would eventually achieve the rank of Colonel over the course of the series and Colonel O'Neill would be promoted to Brigadier General in the series final two years.
Corps for disobedience, the king thanked Manteuffel warmly for the part he had played, and then turned to the young brigadier who had disobeyed orders and congratulated him on having twice distinguished himself in the first fortnight of the war.
He gave no objective, and when the brigadier pointed out that the enemy was still beyond the striking radius of his horses, Frossard reiterated the order, which was obeyed to the letter.
Manjuyama, thanks to the courage of the army commander and of a single brigadier, was at last carried after nightfall, and the dislodged Russians made two counter-attacks in the dark before they would acknowledge themselves beaten.
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