Synonyms Of quartermasters
Definition Of quartermasters
a military officer responsible for providing quarters, rations, clothing, and other supplies.
During the Civil War Gilmer held a variety of staff positions, including quartermaster and adjutant general of the Hilliard Alabama Legion.
a naval petty officer with particular responsibility for steering and signals.
Typically, it's a boatswain's mate or a quartermaster running the ship, while an engineer and one or two seaman line handlers assist in the shipboard operations.