This product was added to our catalog on Friday 04 November, 2011.
hile the General order specified a plain green band, photographic evidence has shown that this is worn on the lower sleeve as an unofficial designation of federal ambulance drivers.This is the same private purchase quality of gold bullion on green velvet, but missing the caduceus in the center.
GENERAL ORDERS No. 147. HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, August 2,1862,
Paragraph 14: The uniform for this corps is: For privates, a green band 2 inches broad around the cap, a green half chevron 2 inches broad on each arm above the elbow, and to be armed with revolvers; non-commissioned officers to wear the same band around the cap as a private, chevrons 2 inches broad and green, with the point toward the shoulder, on each arm above the elbow.