Dictionary of Wisconsin History
Search Results for: the letter 'I', Term Type: 'things'
Term: infantry (Civil War)
Definition: Soldiers or military units that fought on foot. A war-strong infantry company had 100 men. 10 companies made an infantry regiment. Field officers were a Colonel, Lieutenant Colonel and Major.
[Source: Estabrook, Charles. Records and Sketches of Military Organizations (Madison, 1914)