U.S. ARMY RANK INSIGNIA

War with Spain Era - Officer Insignia of Rank

Artillery

Shoulder straps, for the blue undress coat.

 

Shoulder loops, for the khaki uniform jacket.

2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

Colonels and Generals wore the National Eagle on their collars instead of their shoulder loops.

   
Shoulder knots, for the dress coat.
   
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

 

 

Cavalry

Shoulder straps, for the blue undress coat.

 

Shoulder loops, for the khaki uniform jacket.
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

Colonels and Generals wore the National Eagle on their collars instead of their shoulder loops.

Shoulder knots, for the dress coat.
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel
   

 

 

   

Infantry

Shoulder straps, for the blue undress coat 1898-99.

Shoulder loops, for the khaki uniform jacket 1898-99.
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

Colonels and Generals wore the National Eagle on their collars instead of their shoulder loops.

Shoulder knots, for the dress coat 1898-99.
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

 

 

Infantry

Shoulder straps, for the blue undress coat 1899-1902.
Shoulder loops, for the khaki uniform jacket 1899-1902.
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

Colonels and Generals wore the National Eagle on their collars instead of their shoulder loops.

Shoulder knots, for the dress coat 1899-1902.
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

 

 

Staff Officers

Shoulder straps, for the blue undress coat.
 
Shoulder loops, for the khaki uniform jacket.
2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel

Colonels and Generals wore the National Eagle on their collars instead of their shoulder loops.


Shoulder knots, for the dress coat.

2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant
Captain
Major
Lieutenant Colonel
Colonel



Adjutant General's Dept.



Pay Dept.



Corps of Engineers




Subsistence Dept.



Judge Advocate General's Dept.




Ordnance Dept.



Signal Corps




Medical Dept.



Inspector General's Dept.




Quartermaster Dept.



Adjutant General's Dept.




Corps of Engineers

 

General Officers

Shoulder straps, for the blue undress coat.
 
Shoulder loops, for the khaki uniform jacket.
Brigadier General
Major General
Lieutenant General

Colonels and Generals wore the National Eagle on their collars instead of their shoulder loops.

Epaulettes, for the dress coat.
Brigadier General
Major General
Lieutenant General

 

 

 

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