- 15 Jun 1775: George Washington appointed General and Commander-in-Chief
- 1779: Three six-pointed silver stars are worn by Washington as grade insignia.
- 1902: Grade of General re-established with the insignia of two five-pointed silver stars and a U.S. Eagle.
- 1917: The insignia changed to four five-pointed silver stars.
- 1929: Grade of General
|Frock Coat||1866 - 1872|
|Frock Coat||1872 - 1917|
|Full Dress Uniform||1902 - 1917|
|100px||Olive Drab Uniform||1917 - 1960|
|Full Dress Uniform||1917 - 1920|
|[[File:|50px]]||Full Dress Uniform||1920 - 1937|
|100px||Army Blue Service Uniform||1937 - Present|
|100px||Army White Uniform||1938 - 2014|
|100px||Army Tan Uniform||1947 - 1968|
|100px||Army Green Uniform||1960 - 2015|
|"Class B" Service Uniform||1980 - 1996|
|"Class B" Service Uniform||1996 - present|