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  The Avalon Project : Articles of Convention Between Lieutenant-General Burgoyne and Major General Gates; October 16, ...
The troops under Lieutenant-general Burgoyne, to march out of their camp with the honours of war, and the artillery of the entrenchments, to the verge of the river where the old fort stood, where the arms and artillery are to be left; the arms to be piled by word of command from their own officers.
The troops to be supplied on their march, and during their being in quarters, with provisions, by General Gates's orders, at the same rate of rations as the troops of his own army; and if possible the officers' horses and cattle are to be supplied with forage at the usual rates.
All corps whatever, of General Burgoyne's army, whether composed of sailors, batteaumen, artificers, drivers, independent companies, and followers of the army, of whatever country, shall be included in the fullest sense and utmost extent of the above articles, and comprehended in every respect as British subjects.
www.yale.edu /lawweb/avalon/amerrev/dipldocs/burgoyne_gates.htm   (668 words)

  Lieutenant General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lieutenant General is a military rank used in many countries.
The rank traces its origins to the Middle Ages where the title of Lieutenant General was held by the second in command on the battlefield, who was normally subordinate to a Captain General.
The term Major General is a shortened version of the previous term Sergeant Major General, which was turn subordinate to Lieutenant General, which is why a Lieutenant General outranks a Major General whereas a Major is senior to a Lieutenant.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lieutenant_General   (229 words)

 Lieutenant - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The word lieutenant derives from French; the lieu meaning "place" as in a position; and tenant meaning "holding" as in "holding a position"; thus a "lieutenant" is somebody who holds a position in the absence of his superior (compare the cognate Latin locum tenens).
In French history, "lieutenant du roi" was a title borne by the officer sent with military powers to represent the king in certain provinces.
The senior grade of Lieutenant is known as Lieutenant in the United Kingdom and other English-speaking Commonwealth countries and as First Lieutenant in the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lieutenant   (1359 words)

 General - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
General may be a rank on its own, or can be used as a generic term for "general officers".
General of the Armies (exclusive to the United States Army), a title created for General John J. Pershing, and subsequently granted posthumously to George Washington.
In some nations (particularly in the Commonwealth), the equivalent to Brigadier General is Brigadier, which is not considered by these armies to be a general officer rank, although it is generally treated as equivalent to the rank of Brigadier General for comparative purposes.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/General   (760 words)

Lieutenant General Sir George Montague Harper, KCB, DSO had been serving at Salisbury for three and a half years when he was killed in an automobile accident on 15 December 1922.
General and Lady Harper were pinned beneath the car, and when extricated the General was dead, apparently from a fractured skull, and Lady Harper was injured on the right arm and side.
His rise to the rank of Lieutenant General and his command of an Army Corps in wartime is testimony to his leadership and tactical skills - for such a command was normally not given to officers of the Royal Engineers.
hometown.aol.com /reubique/harper.htm   (2413 words)

 Lieutenant General Sir Carl Jess
On the outbreak of war, Jess was involved in the mobilisation of the AMF in that state, and then of the preparation of the South Australian contingent, the 10th Infantry Battalion and the 2nd Squadron, 3rd Light Horse Regiment.
Lieutenant General E. Squires was appointed and Jess, along with Major General O.
As Adjutant General, Jess had been appointed chairman of the Department of Defence's Manpower Committee in September 1938 but because of his workload in increasing the size of the militia, he relinquished this post to Major General Sir T.
www.unsw.adfa.edu.au /~rmallett/Generals/jess.html   (1522 words)

 Lieutenant General James Longstreet   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lee recommended Longstreet for a promotion to lieutenant general on October 11, 1862, and he was given command of the newly formed I Corps.
In early February of 1863, he was assigned along with Generals George Pickett and John B. Hood, to gather and secure supplies in his first relatively independent command in what was to become known as the Suffolk Campaign.
General Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson having been mortally wounded during that engagement, Richard Ewell and A. Hill were elevated to positions as corps commanders for the summer offensive into Pennsylvania that Lee now intended to make.
www.swcivilwar.com /longstreet.html   (1875 words)

 Caribou Association - Lieutenant General Abbott C. Greenleaf
Lieutenant General Abbott C. Greenleaf was one of our most senior leaders and will be missed by many of us.
Lieutenant General Abbott C. Greenleaf was deputy chief of staff, programs and evaluation, Headquarters U.S. Air Force, Washington, D.C. General Greenleaf was born in 1926, in Pittsburgh.
During this period General Greenleaf also served as a staff assistant to retired U.S. Air Force General Thomas D. White, who was appointed by the secretary and the chief of staff of the Air Force to assess the U.S. Air Force Academy.
www.c-7acaribou.com /obit/greeleaf.htm   (1239 words)

 Lieutenant General George H. Brett
General Barnes was his Chief of Staff and General Lewis Hyde Brereton was in command of all Air Forces.
In the United States, officers of Lieutenant General or higher are appointed to positions of "importance and responsibility" which means every time they are assigned to a position, they are nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate in the grade and in the position.
Brett was appointed a lieutenant general in the position of Commanding General, US Army Forces in Australia and reappointed the next November as a lieutenant general in the position of Commanding General, Caribbean Defense Command.
home.st.net.au /~dunn/usaaf/generalbrett.htm   (967 words)

 Lieutenant - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki
Lieutenant is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
As a traditional naval rank, lieutenant is the grade between ensign and lieutenant commander.
Starfleet lieutenants are expected to be effective small-section leaders and technical experts, developing their leadership skills in preparation for promotion to the commander tier.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Lieutenant   (340 words)

 Lieutenant General Roger Schultz   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lieutenant General Schultz enlisted in the Iowa Army National Guard in 1963, serving four years as an enlisted soldier.
Lieutenant General Schultz was mobilized in 1968 with the 2nd Battalion, 133rd Infantry (Mechanized), Iowa Army National Guard and deployed to the Republic of Vietnam with the 25th Infantry Division.
Within the Iowa National Guard, Lieutenant General Schultz served in a variety of command and staff assignments, including Command of the 2nd Brigade, 34th Infantry Division, Iowa Army National Guard, and Deputy Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard.
www.dod.state.ga.us /chain/bios/schultz.html   (277 words)

 Lieutenant-General Frederick Browning   (Site not responding. Last check: )
General Eisenhower gave his approval to the establishment of the 1st Allied Airborne Army, but there was disagreement over who should command it.
On the 15th September, Major Brian Urquhart, Browning's Intelligence Officer, approached the General on several occasions with reports of the sudden presence of the 9th and 10th S.S. Panzer Divisions in the Market Garden area.
The frustration of his handicapped position took its toll on him, and for once Browning lost control of his temper and threw a bottle of ink at a picture of a German general that was hanging on a wall in his Headquarters.
www.arnhemarchive.org /frederick_browning.htm   (4279 words)

 MOLLUS Commander-in-Chief Lieutenant General Philip Henry Sheridan
Lieutenant General Philip Henry Sheridan was the fourth individual to serve as Commander-in-Chief of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States (Loyal Legion).
Sheridan, the third Civil War officer to hold the rank of Lieutenant General (the others being Ulysses S. Grant and William T. Sherman) was considered to be one of the "big three" who commanded the Union Army and was the most celebrated army officer in the United States at the time of his election.
From April 1864 to April 1865 he was in general command of the Cavalry Corps of the Army of the Potomac and as such participated in the Battles of the Wilderness, Spottsylvania Courthouse, Yellow Tavern, Richmond, Cold Harbor, and Trevellion Station.
suvcw.org /mollus/pcinc/psheridan.htm   (1251 words)

 Joseph Wheeler Lieutenant General
As a major general in the United States army down in Cuba his character was illustrated by him being on the skirmish line with fifty soldiers and climbing a tree to inspect the situation about Santiago.
He became a lieutenant of artillery in the Confederate army, then a colonel of infantry, a brigadier-general, and a major-general, and finally a lieutenant-general of cavalry.
GENERAL: The general commanding directs me to inform you that General Roddey, just arrived from Alabama, has been ordered to cross the Tennessee near Bridgeport and move up Sequatchie Valley, reporting to you near Jasper (Tenn.) or at such point as a junction may be effected.
www.civilwarhistory.com /joseph_wheeler_lieutenant_genera.htm   (7945 words)

 Naval traditions: Names of ranks
The king or his Captain General would often be away from the army since they had interests elsewhere so the job of actually running the army fell to the Captain General's assistant--his lieutenant--the Lieutenant General.
General Washington might have chosen the stars because the generals and admirals of the French forces serving in that war wore stars.
General Washington was the first to wear three stars when he became the nation's first Lieutenant General in 1798.
www.history.navy.mil /trivia/triv4-5m.htm   (1250 words)

 Lieutenant general - Memory Alpha, the Star Trek Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lieutenant general is a military rank, the equivalent of which is used by the service organizations of many civilizations.
As a traditional army flag officer grade, lieutenant general is the second most senior general rank of a fighting organization, traditionally between the grades of major general and general.
Rex Denning was a lieutenant general in the US Army Air Corps, circa 1947.
memory-alpha.org /en/wiki/Lieutenant_general   (193 words)

 Lieutenant General Gordon Legge
With the rank of temporary lieutenant colonel, Legge became Quartermaster General and a member of the Military Board in January 1909.
He arranged for the colonels to be promoted to brigadier general in line with their British counterparts, with seniority back dated to their assumption of brigade command, and he fought suggestions by the British to place Australian officers junior to British officers of the same rank.
As Chief of the General Staff, Legge's role was dealing with politicians in Australia, and providing reinforcements for the AIF overseas, a task which by this time had become one of scraping the manpower barrel.
www.unsw.adfa.edu.au /~rmallett/Generals/legge.html   (2203 words)

 PRESS RELEASE Lieutenant General Emil R. "Buck" Bedard (USMC Ret) Joins Homeland Security Technology Inc.'s Military ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
General Bedard graduated from the University of North Dakota in 1967.
General Bedard was commissioned a second lieutenant on December 1, 1967, and designated an infantry officer.
General Bedard is married to the former Linda Deck of Harvey, N.D. and they have 3 children, Jason, Jordan and Camille.
www.marketwire.com /mw/release_html_b1?release_id=69512   (1071 words)

 International Institute for Strategic Studies - Lieutenant General (Retd.)V R Raghavan
Lieutenant General (Retd.)V R Raghavan is the Director of Delhi Policy Group.
As the Director General of Military Operation, from 1992 to 1994, he made a significant contribution to strategic planning and field force management of the army.
He was the Commanding General in the Siachen Glacier and Kargil sectors during some of the intense combat actions in the area.
www.iiss.org /governance/the-council/lieutenant-general-retdv-r-raghavan   (303 words)

 MOLLUS Commander-in-Chief Lieutenant General John Coalter Bates
In 1899, General Bates was assigned to the Philippines and was made Brigadier General in the U.S. Army.
General Bates was promoted to Major General in the Regular Army on January on July 15, 1902 and Lieutenant General on February 1, 1906.
Upon the retirement of Lieutenant General Adna R. Chaffee, General Bates became Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army until his retirement April 14, 1906, when he was succeeded by Brigadier General J. Franklin Bell.
suvcw.org /mollus/pcinc/jcbates.htm   (690 words)

 John Archer Lejeune, Lieutenant General, United States Marine Corps
Lieutenant General John A. Lejeune, often referred to as "the greatest of all Leathernecks," during his more than 40 years service with the Marine Corps, led the famed Second Division (Army) in World War I, and was Major General Commandant of the Marine Corps from June 1920 to March 1929.
At the expiration of a two-year cruise as a cadet midshipman he was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps on 1 July 1890, and during the succeeding years saw action in the Spanish-American War aboard the USS Cincinnati.
General Lejeune succumbed on 20 November 1942 at the Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, and was interred in the Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.
www.arlingtoncemetery.net /lejeune.htm   (1090 words)

 HD   (Site not responding. Last check: )
VICTOR H. Lieutenant General Victor H. Krulak, who earned the Distinguished Service Medal for exceptionally meritorious service of great responsibility for service as Commanding General, Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, from March 1964 to May 1968, was placed on the retired list 1 June 1968.
General Krulak, a "paramarine" during World War II, earned the Navy Cross and Purple Heart as a lieutenant colonel on Choiseul Island, where his battalion staged a week-long diversionary raid to cover the Bougainville invasion.
General Krulak assumed command of Fleet Marine Force, Pacific, with the rank of lieutenant general, at Camp H.M. Smith, Hawaii, 1 March 1964, and served in this capacity until he retired from active duty 31 May 1968.
hqinet001.hqmc.usmc.mil /HD/Historical/Whos_Who/Krulak_VH.htm   (1026 words)

 Lieutenant General Nelson Appleton Miles
General Miles was especially interested in Puerto Rico, and even recommended its invasion prior to that of Cuba.
He achieved the rank of Lieutenant General in 1900 based on his performance in the war.
Following the war, General Miles wrote several books and served on various commissions, including one that reported on the problems that arose in the military government in the Philippines.
www.loc.gov /rr/hispanic/1898/miles.html   (541 words)

 Lieutenant General William Francis Drummond Jervois   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It would appear that the vast amount of experience he had in the field of fortifications was considered by the British government to be crucial to the successful defence of Australasia.
Lieutenant General Sir William Francis Drummond Jervois died on the 17
Lieutenant, 7 April 1804; Lieutenant, 8 August 1804, Captain, 14 July 1808; Major, 19 December 1813; Lieutenant Colonel, 22 September 1814; Colonel, 10 January 1837; Major General, 9 November 1846; Lieutenant General, 20 June 1854.
members.aol.com /reubique/jervois.htm   (2224 words)

 Lieutenant General James Longstreet, Confederate Army
Lieutenant General James Longstreet was born in Edgefield district, South Carolina, January 8, 1821, the son of James Longstreet, a native of New Jersey.
General Longstreet was reared to the age of twelve years at Augusta, Ga., whence after the death of his father he accompanied his mother to North Alabama.
It was decided at this crisis to make a diversion by a campaign in Pennsylvania, and in accordance with the general plan Longstreet moved his command to Chambersburg, Pa., and thence to Gettysburg, reaching the field in person on the afternoon of the first day of the battle.
www.americanrevwar.homestead.com /files/civwar/longstreet.html   (860 words)

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