USHist
Home
main Wardrobe page
Home
Search this site
Search
Site
Map
previous page
<Turn
next page
Page>
USHist
Home
main Wardrobe page
Home
Search this site
Search
Site
Map
previous page
<Turn
next page
Page>

U.S. Civil War Insignia & Buttons

Enlisted & NCO


Security Certificate &
Order Info Overview
Page Last Updated:
Sunday, 30-Oct-2016 15:25:39 EDT
Valid HTML 4.01 Transitional
Civil War Hat
& cap Insignia
Civil War & IW
Hat Cords
Civil War
Chevrons
Civil War
Trowsers/Pant Stripes & Piping
Civil War
Shoulder Scales
Civil War
Buttons

U.S. Civil War Enlisted Hat & Cap Insignia

Item Last Updated: Sunday, 30-Oct-2016 15:25:39 EDT

    Civil War troops wore insignia on their hats and caps to designate their Branch, Regiment (5/8") and Company (1"). They were more prevalent at the beginning of the war as they became less popular as the war went on. There were made of stamped brass. Our reproductions are duplicates of the originals.
U.S. M1858 Enlisted Artillery Hat and Cap Insignia, American Civil War Men's Hat
Artillery Insignia
U.S. M1861 Enlisted Cavalry Hat and Cap Insignia, American Civil War Men's Hat
Cavalry Insignia
U.S. Enlisted Engineer Castle Insignia
Engineer Insignia
Castle
U.S. M1861 Enlisted infanntry Hat and Cap Insignia, American Civil War Men's Hat
Infantry Insignia
U.S. Enlisted Hospital Corps Insignia
Hospital Corps
US in Wreath
U.S. Enlisted Marine Metal Badge
USMC Marine Corps
Metal Badge
U.S. Enlisted Mounted Rifles Insignia
Mounted Rifles
Trumpet
U.S. Enlisted Ordance Insignia
Ordnance
Flaming Bomb
U.S. Enlisted Remimantal Numbers
Regimental #'s
0 through 9
U.S. Enlisted Company Letters
Company Letters
A through L (no J)
U.S. Army Enlisted Hardee Hat Eagle
Hardy Hat Eagle
 

U.S. Civil War Enlisted Hat & Cap Insignia

Check the box for each item wanted and update the quantity.
When done selecting any/all items, click the "Put these in my cart!" button.

Enlisted Branch Insignia, Brass

M1855 Artillery (brass crossed cannon) @ $3.95 M1858 Cavalry (crossed sabers) @ $3.95
Engineer (castle) @ $7.50 M1858 Infantry (hunting horn) @ $3.95
M1858 Hospital Corps (silver US in wreath) @ $10.50 M1858 Mounted Rifles (trumpet) @ $7.50
M1858 Ordnance (flaming bomb) @ $3.95 M1859 USMC Enlisted Metal Badge @ $14.95

Enlisted Regimental Numbers, Brass

# 0

@ $1.50
# 1

@ $1.50
# 2

@ $1.50
# 3

@ $1.50
# 4

@ $1.50
# 5

@ $1.50
# 6

@ $1.50
# 7

@ $1.50
# 8

@ $1.50
# 9

@ $1.50
 

Enlisted Company Letters, Brass

A

@ $1.50
B

@ $1.50
C

@ $1.50
D

@ $1.50
E

@ $1.50
F

@ $1.50
G

@ $1.50
H

@ $1.50
I

@ $1.50
K

@ $1.50
L

@ $1.50

Enlisted Hardee Hat Insignia/Plume

Hardee Hat Eagle @ $3.95 Hardee Hat Plume @ $3.00
View Your Shopping Cart

U.S. Civil War & Indian Wars Enlisted Hat Cords

Item Last Updated: Sunday, 30-Oct-2016 15:25:39 EDT

    Civil War troops also wore hat cords on their hats to designate their Branch. They were more prevalent at the beginning of the war as they became less popular as the war went on, although they remained more popular than the hat brass. There were made of worsted wool. Our reproductions are duplicates of the originals.

U.S. Civil War & Indian Wars Enlisted Hat Cords


U.S. Enlisted Hat Cords, American Civil War Men's Hat
Worsted
Wool
Branch: Buy
Artillery - Red, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Cavalry or Engineer - Lemon Yellow, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Dragoon - Orange, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Indian Scout - Red & White, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Infantry - Blue, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Medical - Green & Buff, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Militia - Black, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Ordnance - Wine, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Rifleman - Green, Hat Cord @ $4.50
Check the box for each item wanted and update the quantity.
When done selecting items, click "Put these in my cart!".
View Your Shopping Cart

U.S. Civil War Chevrons for NCO's

Item Last Updated: Sunday, 30-Oct-2016 15:25:39 EDT

U.S. Civil War Chevrons, American Civil War Men's Clothing
   Our US NCO Chevrons (rank stripes per PAIR) are made loose and may be ordered by themselves. The backing is of the same wool as our uniforms are made from, so there is no noticeable color difference. They are available in two price levels for Artillery, Cavalry, Engineers and Infantry branches: cotton twill tape and worsted wool braid.

    Chevrons are also available for Sky Blue Greatcoats and Veterans Reserve Corps Jackets. Reverse colors are used on Infantry Greatcoats and Veterans Reserve Coats - Dark Blue stripes are placed on a Sky Blue wool background.

NOTE: Worsted Wool Chevrons are NORMALLY in stock, but if we are out of it can take up to 8 weeks for delivery.
NOTE: Berdan Sharpshooters are available in Cotton Twill only.
NOTE: Ordnance Sergeant Chevrons are available in Crimson & Worsted Braid ONLY.
NOTE: Ordnance Department is available in Worsted Braid only.
NOTE: Marine Corps is available in Worsted Braid only. Regulation is Yellow lace on a Scarlet background.

Civil War U.S. Service Stripe (5 years), Infantry
5 Year
Service Stripe
(Infantry)
Civil War U.S. Service Stripe in War (5 years), Cavalry
5 Year
War Service Stripe
(Cavalry)
Civil War U.S. Corporal Chevrons, Cavalry
Corporal
(Cavalry)
Civil War U.S. Sergeant Chevrons, Artillery
Sergeant
(Artillery)
Civil War U.S. 1st Sergeant Chevrons, Infantry
1st Sergeant
(Infantry)
Civil War U.S. Hospital Steward Chevrons
Hospital
Steward
Civil War U.S. Ordnance Sergeant Chevrons
Ordnance
Sergeant
Civil War U.S. Company Quartermaster Sergeant Chevrons, Cavalry
Company
QM Sgt.
(Cavalry)
Civil War U.S. Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant Chevrons, Artillery
Regimental
QM Sgt.
(Artillery)
Civil War U.S. Sergeant Major Chevrons, Infantry
Sergeant Major
(Infantry)

Chevrons in Worsted Braid for Standard Coats supplied Loose per PAIR
(Only those listed are currently available. Normally in stock.)

Civil War U.S. Chevrons, assorted
Branch/Rank
Civil War U.S. Service Stripe in War (5 years), Cavalry
5 Years
Service
in WAR
5 Year Service Stripe Civil War U.S.
5 Years
Service
 
Corporal Chevrons Civil War U.S.
Corporal
Sergeant Chevrons Civil War U.S.
Sergeant
First Sergeant Chevrons Civil War U.S.
First
Sergeant
Commissary Chevrons Civil War U.S.
Commissary
Sergeant
Regimental Quartermaster Chevrons Civil War U.S.
Regimental
Quartermaster
Sergeant Major Chevrons Civil War U.S.
Sergeant
Major
Artillery
Red on Navy Blue

Pair
@ $19.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $15.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $25.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $30.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $39.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $39.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $49.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $49.00
per PAIR
Cavalry/Engineer
Yellow on Navy Blue

Pair
@ $19.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $15.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $25.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $30.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $39.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $39.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $49.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $49.00
per PAIR
Infantry
Sky Blue on Navy Blue

Pair
@ $19.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $15.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $25.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $30.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $39.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $39.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $49.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $49.00
per PAIR

Specialty Chevrons

Ordnance
Sergeant
Crimson
Civil War U.S. Ordnance Sergeant Chevrons
Pair
@ 49.00
per PAIR
 

Marine Corps

Civil War U.S. Chevrons, assorted   Civil War USMC Service Stripe (5 years)
5 Years
Service
Civil War USMC Corporal Chevrons
Corporal
Civil War USMC Sergeant Chevrons
Sergeant
Civil War USMC Sergeant Chevrons
First
Sergeant
Civil War USMC Drum Major Chevrons
Drum
Major
Civil War USMC Regimental Quartermaster Chevrons
Regimental
Quartermaster
Civil War USMC Sergeant Major Chevrons
Sergant
Major
US Marine Corps
Yellow on Red
 
Pair
@ $19.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $29.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $39.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $44.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $69.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $59.00
per PAIR

Pair
@ $59.00
per PAIR
View Your Shopping Cart

    For Great Coats, Veteran Reserve and Sewn-On, Specify Branch: Artillery, Cavalry, Engineers, Infantry, Marine, Ordnance or Berdan Sharpshooters.

Chevrons in Worsted Braid for Great Coat, Veteran Reserve and/or Sewn-On per PAIR
(Only those listed are currently available. Normally in stock.)

Civil War U.S. Chevrons, assorted
Priced From:
$15.00
Rank (pair):

Sew on Chevrons $20.00 (At time of coat purchase ONLY)
Branch/Department:
Type Coat:
Qty:

per PAIR
Add
to Cart:

View Your Shopping Cart

M18xx (Civil War) Trouser Stripes

for American Civil War NCO's and Officers

Item Last Updated: Sunday, 30-Oct-2016 15:25:39 EDT

M1872 Sergeant Trouser Stripe, Cavalry
    American Civil War Leg / Trouser Stripes (pair) - these leg stripes are available for you to add to previously manufactured trousers.

    This REPRODUCTION Clothing item is Made in the USA. This a quality reproduction item made as close as is modernly possible. Sewing is done by machine to keep costs down (except where hand sewing is required) and most do not show externally. Some items offer hand sewing on exposed stitching (such as buttonholes) for an additional cost.

    Pictures of the item on this page are pictures of the item we sold. All pictures of items we sell are Copyrighted, either by us or our supplier of the item.

    This is not a costume that is made using modern construction or components that did not exist during the time of its original usage (IE: zippers, etc.). Beware of fakes, especially ones using images stolen from this site (Copyright Infringement).

    Please select rank and branch of service you are portraying to get correct color when ordering.

    There is no charge to sew the leg stripes on your custom made trousers at time of order.

    NON-STOCK Item, please allow 1 - 3 weeks for delivery.

Civil War Trouser Stripes for NCO's & Offficers
(Only those listed below are currently available)

Priced From:
$29.00
per PAIR
Branch of Service:
Qty:

per PAIR
Add to Cart:
View Your Shopping Cart

Civil War Union (U.S.) Enlisted & NCO Shoulder Scales

and Civil War & Indian War USMC (Marine Corps) Shoulder Scales

Item Last Updated: Sunday, 30-Oct-2016 15:25:39 EDT

NCO Staff brass shoulder scales
NCO Staff
   These are the brass shoulder scales used on some early war Union Army uniforms. They were worn by units such as the Iron Brigade and others.

    The Enlisted and NCO shoulder scales are the same except for the size. The NCO Staff shoulder scales adds the brass rivets. The attachment set IS NOT included for the Enlisted, NCO and NCO Staff shoulder scales, but is available separately.

    The USMC (Marine Corps) shoulder scales are the same as the Enlisted and NCO except that the are the largest and have fringe plates to hold the fringe. The attachment set IS included with the USMC shoulder scales, but the fringe IS NOT included. The fringe is available separately.

    NOTE: Except for the USMC shoulder scales, the ATTACHMENT SET is NOT INCLUDED with the shoulder scales and is sold separately.

Brass Shoulder Scales, Union Army

Civil War Brass Shoulder Scales, Enlisted.
Enlisted
Civil War Brass Shoulder Scales, NCO.
NCO
Civil War Brass Shoulder Scales, NCO Staff.
NCO Staff
Civil War Brass Shoulder Scales, USMC - Marine Corps.
Marine Corps
Civil War Brass Shoulder Scales, Attachment Set.
Attachment Set

Brass Shoulder Scales

  1. Check, by clicking, the box Selection Box for each item and size wanted.
  2. Update the quantity if you want more than 1.
  3. When done selecting any/all items, click the "Put these items in my cart!" button.
Picture: Item: Add to Cart
Enlisted brass shoulder scales for uniform U.S. Brass Shoulder Scales: Enlisted (pair)  @ $60.00
NCO brass shoulder scales for uniform U.S. Brass Shoulder Scales: NCO (pair)  @ $63.00
NCO Staff brass shoulder scales for uniform U.S. Brass Shoulder Scales: NCO Staff (pair)  @ $65.00
Shoulder scale attachment set for uniform Attachment Set for U.S. Brass Shoulder Scales (pair)  @ $9.00
USMC (Marine Corps) brass shoulder scales for uniform U.S. Brass Shoulder Scales: Marine Corps (USMC) (pair) 
   includes Fringe Plates (NOT Fringe) & Attachment Set 
@ $85.00
Fringe for USMC brass shoulder scales Fringe for USMC Brass Shoulder Scales (pair) 
   Golden Yellow 
@ $37.50
View Your Shopping Cart

Civil War Union (U.S.) Enlisted Uniform Buttons

Item Last Updated: Sunday, 30-Oct-2016 15:25:39 EDT

enlisted uniform button
   These are the same brass buttons that come on our enlisted and NCO Civil War as well as our Indian Wars Uniforms. They are brass buttons with a wire loop on the back.

    They come in three sizes:
  Small for Cuffs, Vests, Enlisted Shelljackets and Greatcoat Capes 1/2",
  Medium for Coats 3/4" and
  Large for Coats 7/8".

Check the box for each item wanted and update the quantity.
When done selecting any/all items, click the "Put these in my cart!" button.
Picture: Item: Small (1/2") Medium (3/4") Large (7/8")
enlisted uniform button Military Button: US Enlisted   @ $.90 @ $.95 @ $1.00
View Your Shopping Cart

Need other items to complete your U.S. Civil War Enlisted/NCO outfit?
   Insignia    Pants    Vest    Sash    Shirt    Suspenders    Cravat    Hat    Shoes/Brogans    Boots    
  Accouterments:   Belts   Cartridge Boxes   Holsters   Other   Musical   Personal Items   Writing Equipment
  Set Dressing:   Barrels, Boxes, Etc   Buckets   Cups, Plates, Etc   Lanterns   Tents
SearchUSHist Click to Search our Site

Click here for hat size conversion and measurement chart.
For more information on ordering, see Order Information Page. Click Here.

Felt and Straw Hats will normally take 2 - 4 weeks for delivery.
Enlisted Kepis and Forage Caps will normally take 3 -5 weeks for delivery.
Officers Kepis and Forage Caps will normally take 10 - 12 weeks for delivery.

Secure
Purchasing

Our Shopping Cart has options for:

Payment: Credit Cards via secure server or telephone, Checks & Money Orders.
Shipping: Domestic Shipping (continental US, Alaska, Hawaii and Territories).
                International Shipping to MOST countries.

Double Check your purchases, including ALL options, shipping, and payment.

Complete Checkout or it WILL delay your order. Additional how to order info.

Contact
Info


Purchasing is done on
our Secure Server
View Your Shopping Cart

ADD TO CART PROBLEM: After adding an item to the cart, it shows as empty or only holds 1 item, try http://shop.ushist.com.
If that doesn't work Click here for additional solutions.

Server Status: the Main Site is UP, the Shopping Cart server is UP Again.

NOTE: Radiation Therapy ended. I am still feeling fatigued but improving.
6/28/16 We are now caught up, except for some out of stock items.
If you need an order by a certain date let me know and I will do the best I can.
You can notify me by phone (best way) or place the words "Needed By"& Date in
the comments field on the page where you put your Shipping & Billing information.

previous page TOP Order Information Wardrobe Page next page