How to use Second-lieutenant in a sentence

second-lieutenant
  • From the latter he graduated in July 1828, and became by brevet a second lieutenant of infantry.

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  • In 1842 he was appointed a second lieutenant in the corps of the topographical engineers.

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  • In 1836 he entered West Point, and on graduating near the head of his class he was appointed second lieutenant in the 3rd artillery regiment.

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  • On the 1st of July 1844 he was breveted, and on the 18th of June 1846 commissioned second lieutenant.

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  • After graduating he took part, as second lieutenant in the 1st U.S. Artillery, in the Mexican War.

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  • He graduated at West Point in 1846, served as second lieutenant with the Mormon battalion in California during the Mexican War, and became a captain in 1855.

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  • In July 1838 he was appointed second lieutenant of Topographical Engineers in the United States army, and for the next three years he was assistant to the French explorer, Jean Nicholas Nicollet (1786-1843), employed by the war department to survey and map a large part of the country lying between the upper waters of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers.

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  • He saw service in West Virginia, at South Mountain, where this regiment lost heavily, and at Antietam, where he brought up hot coffee and provisions to the fighting line; for this he was promoted second lieutenant on the 24th of September 1862.

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  • He studied at Phillips Exeter Academy in1810-1811and at the College of Montreal in 1811-1812, and as a boy took part in the War of 1812, becoming a second lieutenant in March 1814.

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  • In 1756 he was second lieutenant of artillery in the expedition against Crown Point, and for several months was stationed at Fort Edward, in New York.

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  • He entered the College of the City of New York in 1876, but at the end of three years went to West Point, where he graduated in 1880, receiving a commission as second lieutenant of engineers.

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  • He was commissioned as second lieutenant in the corps of Royal Engineers on the 23rd of June 1852.

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  • He was commissioned a Second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in January 1967.

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  • One of these bombing missions was carried out on 26 April 1915 by Second Lieutenant Rhodes-Moorhouse.

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  • He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in January 1967.

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  • After just a few months he had reached the rank of sergeant and shortly afterward he became a second lieutenant.

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  • In 1895, Churchill was appointed a second lieutenant in the 4th Hussars, a proud cavalry regiment.

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  • A new second lieutenant must have mastered map reading and land navigation skills, and have an aptitude for dead reckoning and terrain association.

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  • After this volley the regimental commander clutched at his leg; several soldiers fell, and a second lieutenant who was holding the flag let it fall from his hands.

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  • After being educated at West Point he was commissioned as a second lieutenant of the 4th Infantry.

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