U.S. ARMY RANK INSIGNIA

War with Spain Era

U.S. ARMY CORPS AND DIVISION BADGES

Each Roman-numeraled Corps consisted of three Divisions.
The Divisions of a Corps wore the metal Corps badge in different colors on their caps or blouses.
The 1st Division troops wore it in red, the 2nd Division in white, the 3rd Division in blue.
Troops of the Corps Headquarters wore the badge in red, white, and blue.

A side note:
When the U.S. Army created Corps for the War with Spain, the first time since the Civil War, veterans of the Grand Army of the Republic
demanded that their Civil War Corps Badges not be reused. Out of respect for those veterans, the Army created all new Corps Badges.


CORPS
CORPS HEADQUARTERS AND DIVISIONS
I U.S. ARMY CORPS
II U.S. ARMY CORPS
III U.S. ARMY CORPS
IV U.S. ARMY CORPS
V U.S. ARMY CORPS
VII U.S. ARMY CORPS
VIII U.S. ARMY CORPS

ARTILLERY CORPS,
COASTAL DEFENSE

 

 

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