- A search of the term "field officer" found a definition of "major and
above" in a US Army career path section ("about military"). The list
of officers under Cleburne seemed to include generals, colonels, and
captains but I don't recall seeing majors. There were 30 colonels
and 150 captains listed. I guess that would mean 30-50 majors.
The loss of field officers at that rate would be about 50%. Very