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Union Army Uniforms and Insignia of the Civil War

Epaulette Ornaments

MS Epaulet Ornament

Medical Staff Epaulette Ornament

The wreath was in gold and letters silver embroidery. A similar insignia with the letters "P.D." was used by paymasters. Surgeons assigned to the regimental staffs were generally majors and Assistant Surgeons were generally first lieutenants.

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