Term: Major General (Civil War)
Definition: The commander of a division. A division was made of 3 brigades, and a brigade was made of 4 regiments. One regiment had a minimum of 830 men and a maximum of 1,010 men, and they were made of 10 Companies. A company had a minimum of 83 men and a maximum of 101.
[Source: Estabrook, Charles. Records and Sketches of Military Organizations (Madison, 1914)