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US Officer Shoulder Straps/ Shoulder Boards
US Officer Shoulder Straps

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Price per Set $24.00

Product Code: INS-010A

Rank and Branch of Service-Shoulder Straps

Branch of Service-Shoulder Straps*:

US Officer Shoulder Straps

These are the regulation bullion straps, single border and are priced per pair.

3 stars General Commanding The Army
2 stars Major General
1 star Brigadier General
Eagle Colonel
Silver Oak Leaf Lieutenant Colonel
Gold Oak Leaf Major-
2 bars Captain-
1 bar First Lieutenant
no bar Second Lieutenant

  • Light Blue = Infantry
  • Yellow = Cavalry
  • Red = Artillery
  • Dark Blue/Black = Staff
  • Dark Blue/Black with "MS" = Medical Service
  • Dark Blue/Black with cross = Chaplain
  • Dark Blue/Black with "PD" = Payroll Department
  • Dark Blue/Black with silver castle = Engineer
  • Green = Sharpshooter
NOTE: Not all ranks are available for all branches
NOTE: All general rank are dark blue. Branch of service color for generals was not used until the 1870's.
NOTE: Our staff shoulder board backgrounds are a very dark navy blue almost black.

Original Civil War Regulation-Issue Infantry Colonel Shoulder Strap.

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