Napoleon Series Archive 2009

Re: Rank and seniority?
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Art

You are welcome.

The letter (Torrens to Wellington) is in Supp. Despatches vol vii pp. 626-627

http://books.google.com/books?id=c5QgAAAAMAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=editions:02ucvv8znIh_sM37S7&lr=

See also Royal Military Calendar for Cockburn. Vol II pp. 142-143.

http://books.google.com/books?id=vg6zfusHsSAC&vid=LCCN18008056&dq=generals&as_brr=1&jtp=1

As you can see promotion to a higher rank while on the staff did require confirmation/a new appointment in that rank to remain on staff.

Good hunting

Ron

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