Definition of Military commission
1. Noun. An official document issued by a government and conferring on the recipient the rank of an officer in the armed forces.
Generic synonyms: Certificate, Certification, Credential, Credentials
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
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Literary usage of Military commission
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Was the military commission a competent tribunal for the trial of the petitioner, upon the charges upon which he was convicted and sentenced? Second. ..."
2. The Assassination of President Lincoln: And the Trial of the Conspirators by David E. Herold, Benn Pitman (1865)
"A military commission is hereby appointed to meet at Washington, District of 2 Columbia, on Monday, the 8th day of May, 1865, at 9 o'clock A. M,, ..."
3. Mary and I: Forty Years with the Sioux by Stephen Return Riggs (1887)
"The result of this inquiry was the apprehension of several men who were still in the Sioux camp, and the organization of a military commission, composed of ..."
4. A Short History of the Confederate States of America by Jefferson Davis (1890)
"THE military commission AT WASHINGTON. DURING 1865 the country was filled with horror by two trials held before a military commission in the city of ..."
5. Records Relating to American Prisoners of War and Missing in Action from the edited by Charles E. Schamel (1997)
"Records of the US Delegation to the Four Party Joint military commission, January 27, 1973 - March 31, 1973 11.44 The Four Party Joint military commission ..."