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General Officers
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Enlisted Ranks Enlisted Ranks Enlisted Ranks Enlisted Ranks Enlisted Ranks Enlisted Ranks Enlisted Ranks
Level Regimental Battalion or Post Company Section Squad
Sergeants Major
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Regimental Sgt Major
Battalion Sgt Maj or
Post Sgt Maj.

Quartermaster
Sergeants
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Regimental QMS Post QMS Company QMS
NCOs
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First Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Private
Hospital Stewards
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Hospital Steward
Musicians
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Bandleader, Assist. BL Post Musician Bugler Sgt, Bugler Corporal
Farriers
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Regimental Farrier Sgt Post Farrier Farrier
Commissary
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Regimental Comissary Sgt Bn CSgt, Post CSgt Company Comissary Sgt
Ordinance
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Ordinance Sergeant Ordinance Sergeant
Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks Royal Army Officer Ranks
Infantry Field
Marshal
General Lieutenant
General
Major
General
Brigadier
General
Brigadier
(unofcial)
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain Lieutenant Subaltern
Cavalry
Field
Marshal
General Lieutenant
General
Major
General
Brigadier
General
Brigadier
(unofcial)
Colonel Lieutenant
Colonel
Major Captain
Lieutenant Cornet
Dress
(gold braid)
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Undress
gold piped
jacket fabric
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Khaki
may be gold or
black on Khaki
uniform strap.
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Infantry Warrant
Officer
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Regimental
Sergeant
Major
Regimental
Quartermaster
Sergeant
Colour
Sergeant
Sergeant Lance
Sergeant
appointment
Corporal
(no equivalent)
Lance
Corporal
Appointment
Private Infantry
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Cavalry Warrant
Officer
Regimental
Corporal
Major
1890's
Squadron
Corporal Major
Staff Corporal Corporal of
Horse
Lance
Corporal of
Horse
Corporal
(no equivalent)
Lance
Corporal
Appointment
Trooper Cavalry
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Ordinance &
Engineers
Warrant
Officer
1882
Company
Sergeant
Major
Staff Sargeant
Major
Staff
Sergeant
Sergeant Lance
Sergeant
appointment
Corporal Second
Corporal
Lance
Corporal
Appointment
Private Ordinance &
Engineers
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Artillery Warrant
Officer
1880's
Company
Sergeant
Major
Staff Sargeant
Major
Staff
Sergeant
Sergeant Lance
Sergeant
appointment
Corporal Bombardier Lance
Bombardier
Appointment
Private Artillery
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US Regiment Infantry Regiment Infantry Company Artillery Battery
100 men 140 men, 6 guns
Officers Colonel
Lt. Colonel
Major
Adjutant (1st Lt)
1 Captain
1 First Lieutenant
1 Second Lieutenant
1 Captain
1 First lieutenant
Adjutant Second Lieutenant
2 other Second Lieutenants
Specialist Officers Surgeon (Maj.)
Asst Surgeon (Cpt.)
Asst Surgeon (Lt)
Quartermaster (Lt)
Commissary (Lt)
None None
NCO's 1 Sgt-Major
1 Quartermaster Sgt
1 Commissary Sgt
0-4 Ordinance Sgt
1 First Sergeant
4 Sergeants
8 Corporals
1 First Sergeant
3 Sergeants
6 Corporals
Specialists 1 hospital steward
2 Principal Musicians
0-16 musicians
2 Musicians
1 Wagoner
2 Musicians
1 Wagoner
Privates 0-2 medical orderlies
0-2 staff orderlies
0-2 commissary assistants
64-88 80-120
Subunits 10-16 Companies
2 Battalions (ad hoc, 5-8 Co.)
2-3 Battalions (of 8 Co. + Maj)
2 Platoons (of 2 Sections)
4 Sections (of 2 squads)
8 Squads (of 10 men+Cpl)
6 Guns (Cpl, 20 men ea)
Civil Hires 4 Washerwomen 4 Washerwomen
Notes:
Ordinance Sergeant: 1 per post, possibly one per regiment if needed. Detatched Battalions might have additional Ordinance Sergeants.
US Regiment Cavalry Regiment Cavalry Troop
100 men
Officers 1 Colonel
1 Lt. Colonel
3 Major
1Adjutant (1st Lt)
1 Captain
1 First Lieutenant
2 Second Lieutenant

Specialist Officers 1 Surgeon (Maj.)
1 Asst Surgeon (Cpt/Lt)
1 Quartermaster (Lt)
1 Commissary (Lt)
0-1 Chaplain
None

NCO's 1 Sgt-Major
1 Quartermaster Sgt
1 Commissary Sgt
1 Saddler Sgt
0-1 Ordinance Sgt.
1 First Sergeant
1 Quartermaster Sergeant
5 Sergeants
8 Corporals

Specialists 2 hospital stewards
2 Principal Musicians
1 Chief Farrier
0-16 musicians
2 Musicians
1 Wagoner
2 teamsters
2 farriers

Privates 0 60-72
Subunits 12-16 Troops
2 Battalions (ad hoc, 4-8 Co.)
3 Battalions (of 4 Co. + Maj)
2 Platoons (of 2 Sections + Lt+ QMS or Sgt)
4 Sections (of 2 squads + Sgt)
8 Squads (of 7-9 men+Cpl)

Civil Hires
UK Battalion UK Company
100 men
Officers
1 Lt. Colonel
3 Majors
6 Captains
8 Lieutenants
4 Second Lieutenants
1 Adjutant (Lieutenant or Capt)
1 Maj or Capt
1 Lieutenant
0-1 Second Lieutenant
Specialist Officers Quartermaster (WO to Cpt) None
Warrant Officers
1 Regimental Sergeant-Major
1 Bandmaster
1 Colour Sergeant
NCO's
1 Quartermaster Sergeant (SSgt)
1 Sergeant Instructor of Musketry (SSgt)
2 Orderly Room Sergeants (SSgt)
1 Drum Major (Sgt Drummer)
1 Cook Sergeant (Sgt)
1 Pioneer Sergeant
24 Sergeants
42 Corporals
3 Sergeants
1 Lance Sergeant
8 Corporals
8 Lance Corporal
Enlisted Specialists
10 Pioneers
16 Drummers
2-10 Orderlies
2 Drummers
Sub-units
2 Battalion fielded
4 Half Bn of 4 companies, lead by Maj.
16 companies lead by Maj or Capt each
Normally, 1 Bn deployed, one at home.
24 per Squad
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Sources
Introduction To Civil War Cavalry, ehistory.osu.edu/uscw/features/regimental/cavalry.cfm
Formations and Ranks in Civil War Units, www.angelre.com/wv/wasec5/formations.html
British Regiments in 1881, www.angloboerwar.com/other-information/16-other-information/294-british-regiments-in-1881
Organization Of U.S. Forces In The Civil War, www.civilwarhome.com/usforces.htm
The Infantry Battalion: Structure, Ranks, and Appointments, www.thediehards.co.uk/infantry_battalion.htm
The Household Cavalry - ranks, Badges of Rank, & Regimental Variations, householdcavalry.info/hcranks.html
Insignia, patches and badges: Army Rank Insignia, www.irishgreatwarsociety.com/insigniapatchesandbadges.htm
Revised Regulations for the Army of the United States, 1861.
ARMOR-CAVALRY Part I: Regular Army and Army Reserve, ww.history.army.mil/books/Lineage/arcav/arcav.htm