verb (used with object), bre·vet·ted, bre·vet·ting or bre·vet·ed, bre·vet·ing.
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He served in Mexico, and was brevetted captain for gallant and meritorious conduct, in the battles of Contreras and Cherubusco.Three Years in the Sixth Corps|George T. Stevens
He left the army with field rank when the war ended, brevetted by President Lincoln for gallantry in battle.The Art of Public Speaking|Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
He was brevetted Major for distinguishedvii services; but in after life never permitted the title to be used in addressing him.The Letters of Ambrose Bierce|Ambrose Bierce
He graduated to the Colonelcy while in the service, and was brevetted as Brigadier General on his return home.Thirty Years in the Itinerancy|Wesson Gage Miller
He was brevetted major, lieutenant-colonel and brigadier-general in the regular army.Tenting on the Plains|Elizabeth B. Custer