OK, I've uploaded some Army organization information straight from the horse's mouth, so to say. Actually it's an extract from the US Revised Statutes for 1873-74 with amendments into 1877. This fixes the precise strength of the Army along with the prescribed organizations for the various arms (cavalry, artillery, infantry). This is some basic information that's not easy to come by (I love computers!).
One other note, Sections 1100, 1103, and 1107 specify the company strength for… Continue
Posted on December 10, 2009 at 5:30pm