history btry c 103rd field artillery battalion r.i.a.n.g
battery c 103rd f.a taces its history
back to the prov,marine corps artillery
charted oct, 1801.btry c was organized
on june 1,1917 as part of the 1st separte btn. r.i.f.a.n.g. called into federal service
for ww1 on july 25,1917 it was drafted into
the u.s. army on aug. 5 ,1917. stationed at camp curtis guild, boxford ma. it became a part of the 26th inf. div. a.e.f.
and was demobilized at camp devens ma. april 29,1919. reconstituted on nov.
12,1921 as btry c f.a.r.i.n.g. it was extended federal recognition on nov. 15,1921 the 103rd was first called for troops in defense of the nation on may 1,1875 also in 1898 the spanish american war ,called into federal service for mexican border on june 19,1916, it was mustered out on nov 14,
1916 returning to its fomer national guard status in prov. ri. the 103rd field artillery
is entitled to a silver band for its guidon engraved: virginia , 1861
ssgt francis d. sullivan
16 june 2000
btn motto " play the game "
Jun 18 2000 12:36:22:000PM