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Choose the option that corrects the sentence below. If the sentence is correct, select “d. The sentence is correct.”

Commander-in-Chief Sam Houston defeated the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna in 1836

A Commander-in-Chief, Sam Houston, defeated the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna in 1836.
B Commander-in-Chief Sam Houston defeated the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna, in 1836.
C Commander-in-Chief, Sam Houston defeated the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna in 1836.
D The sentence is correct.
i think its A

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    You're right.

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    thank you

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    You're welcome.

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    Hmmm. If it were

    General Sam Houston defeated the Mexican army and captured Santa Anna in 1836.

    there'd be no comma. Is it needed just because of a longer rank?

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    I read Sam Houston as an appositive. However, if Commander-in-Chief is his title, then you're right that no comma is needed.

    Now that I think about it, you're probably right, Steve. D is the best answer.

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