US Army Indian Wars Era (1876)

Officer Insignia of Rank

 

Artillery
Service Uniform Shoulder Boards

 

Artillery
Dress Uniform Shoulder Knots

2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel



1st Artillery Rgt.



3rd Artillery Rgt.



5th Artillery Rgt.



7th Artillery Rgt.



9th Artillery Rgt.



11th Artillery Rgt.

 

 

Cavalry
Service Uniform Shoulder Boards

 

Cavalry
Dress Uniform Shoulder Knots

2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel



2nd Cavalry Rgt.



4th Cavalry Rgt.



6th Cavalry Rgt.



8th Cavalry Rgt.



10th Cavalry Rgt.



12th Cavalry Rgt.

 

 

Infantry
Service Uniform Shoulder Boards
(Infantry insignia were light blue until 1886, then white)

 

Infantry
Dress Uniform Shoulder Knots

2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel



13th Infantry Rgt.



15th Infantry Rgt.



27th Infantry Rgt.



29th Infantry Rgt.



31st Infantry Rgt.



35th Infantry Rgt.

 

 

Medical Department
Service Uniform Shoulder Boards

 

 

Signal Service
Service Uniform Shoulder Boards

 

 

Other Staff Officers
Service Uniform Shoulder Boards


[First Army Chaplain Insignia, 1880]


 

Staff Officers
Dress Uniform Shoulder Knots

2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel



Adjutant General's Dept.




Pay Dept.



Staff without Identifier




Subsistence Dept.



Judge Advocate Officer




Ordnance Dept.



Signal Service




Medical Dept.



Inspector General's Dept.




Quartermaster Dept.



Adjutant General's Dept.




Corps of Engineers

 

 

General Officers
Service Uniform Shoulder Boards


 

General Officers
Dress Uniform Epaulettes

Brigadier General
Major General
Lieutenant General
General of the Army












 

 




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