If he can only gain admission to the staff college I swear to procure him a brilliant career.
There wasn't the regiment or even a staff college to fall back upon.
From 1872 to 1874 he studied at the Nicholas staff college, after which he spent a short time with the French troops in Algiers.
After that, a serious preparation for entering the staff college was to follow.
In 1862 he entered the staff college and passed out in one year with honours.
At the staff college officers obtain a course of instruction and study to fit them for service on the staff of the army.
A certain eminent colonel, professor at the staff college, was being freely named in the papers for the Mokembe mission.
When I was recovering from a wound in my leg, I attended for two weeks our staff college.
He proved himself an officer of the highest efficiency, and has been selected by the Canadian Corps to attend the staff college.
He was promoted Captain in 1892 and passed through the staff college with honours.