Grant was by the time of his promotion, March 9, 1864, the only Federal lieutenant general in active service.
At the time of his promotion to the Tigers, he was also tied for second place in wins for the entire International League.
From there, he went to the Washington Navy Yard where he was serving at the time of his promotion to commander in December 1879.
He was 36 years old at the time of his promotion, making him the oldest wrestler to be promoted to yokozuna in the 20th century.
Mercado had been batting .278 at the time of his promotion, but he had been troubled by a painful right elbow.
He led the team in almost every offensive category at the time of his promotion to the Marlins on August 5.
At the time of his promotion, he was one of the youngest lieutenant colonels in the U.S. Army.
At the time of his promotion Colgaizer was the highest ranking reservist serving on active duty.
At the time of his promotion, he was batting .277 with 15 doubles, three triples, four home runs and 24 RBI in 85 games.