The US Army in
the War with Spain

 


BRANCH OF SERVICE / CAP / COLLAR INSIGNIA

 

ARTILLERY CAVALRY INFANTRY
     
Officers










     
Enlisted


 
Electrician Sergeants


Coast Artillery
   
     
     
     
ADJUTANT GENERAL'S DEPT.
CORPS OF ENGINEERS
CORPS OF INDIAN SCOUTS
     
Officers





Enlisted Only Branch

     
Enlisted

Officers Only Branch



     
     
     
INSPECTOR GENERAL'S DEPT.
JUDGE ADVOCATE
GENERAL'S DEPT.
MEDICAL DEPT.
     
Officers



Contract Nurses



     
 
Enlisted
 
 
Hospital Stewards


Officers Only Branch


Officers Only Branch



   
Other Medical Dept. Enlisted
   

     
     
   
ORDNANCE DEPT.
PAY DEPT.
QUARTERMASTER
GENERAL'S DEPT.
     
Officers



     
 
Enlisted
 
Post Quartermaster Sergeants


Officers Only Branch

     
     
     
SIGNAL CORPS SUBSISTANCE DEPT. VOLUNTEERS
     
Officers

     
 
Enlisted
 
 
Post Commissary Sergeants


Worn only by Officers
 
Electrician Sergeants
     
     
     
1881 BASIC EAGLE DESIGN  
 
 
 
The 1881 helmet eagle was a change fom the 1872 eagle.
More branches wore the helmet and the helmet plates carried insignia of branch.
See War with Spain Dress Helmets
     

 


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