U.S. Army in the War of 1812

Epaulette Insignia of Rank

Enlistedmen (Silk or Wool)

Privates Musicians, Artificers,
Saddlers, Farriers, Blacksmiths,
& Drivers of Artillery
Corporals Sergeants,
Principal Musicians, Quartermaster Sergeants, & Sergeants Major
(No Insignia) (No Insignia)

Right Shoulder only


Infantry


 

All Other Branches



 


Infantry

 

All Other Branches

       
       

Company Grade Officers (Silver or Gold)

Second Lieutenant
First Lieutenant
Captain
 

Left Shoulder only

Infantry



All Other Branches


Left Shoulder only

Infantry



All Other Branches


Right Shoulder only

Infantry




All Other Branches




     
       

Field Grade Officers (Silver or Gold)

  Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel

Infantry


All Other Branches


Infantry

All Other Branches


Infantry

All Other Branches


       
       


General Officers (Silver and Gold)

    Brigadier General Major General


 









 

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