Quartermaster General


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Quartermaster General

 

a staff position in several armies (including those of Great Britain and prerevolutionary Russia). In the staffs, the quartermasters general were in charge of the planning of military operations. In Russia the position was established in 1701. There were directorates in the Main Directorate of the General Staff and at Headquarters, as well as departments in the staffs of the fronts and armies under the authority of the quartermaster general. Quartermasters general also existed in the staffs of the military districts. The position of quartermaster general was abolished at the beginning of 1918.

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Quartermaster General Danilov, and several other officials (see Raymond Recouly, Les Heures Tragiques d'Avant Guerre, Paris: La renaissance du livre, 1922, 158).
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McCawley is interesting in view of the fact that he was, as indicated above, Quartermaster General of the Marine Corps at the time of the establishment of the medal and thus was personally responsible for the design and production of the medal.
It is hard to think of General Nathanael Greene, one of Washington's most brilliant fighters who also served as quartermaster general from 1778 to 1780, as a camp follower.
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The Quartermaster General, the Marshal's former fellow student.
Wood was successively a pursuer of guerrillas in the mountains of the Philippines, chief procurement officer for the building of the Panama Canal, and acting quartermaster general for the United States army during the First World War.
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