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BATTERY A ~ FIRST REGIMENT
RHODE ISLAND
LIGHT ARTILLERY
UNIT ASSOCIATION
FIRST ESTABLISHED BY
THE BATTERY A VETERANS IN 1884

Battery A Insignia Battery A Crest Battery A Insignia

Battery A Corps Badge Capt. William A. Arnold Battery A Corps Badge
Image:
Captain William Albert Arnold
Longest Serving & Best Known Commander of
Battery A, Arnold's Battery A, 1st R.I. Light Artillery, circa 1863
MOLLUS Collection, Carlisle Barracks, U.S. Army Museum.

HONORING THE MEMORY OF THE BATTERY A VETERANS
AND
VETERANS OF THE R.I. GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC
ARNOLD POST No.4

TODAY BATTERY A 1st RILA IS A
A CIVIL WAR PERIOD LIVING HISTORY ORGANIZATION
CARRYING ON THE ORIGINAL BATTERY A, 1ST R.I. LIGHT ARTILLERY
IT IS A UNIT ASSOCIATION DEDICATED TO EXPERIENCING HISTORY
TODAY THE ASSOCIATION FUNCTIONS UNDER AND IS PART OF
THE RHODE ISLAND GRAND ARMY OF THE REPUBLIC CIVIL WAR MUSEUM & LIBRARY
THE ASSOCIATION WAS FIRST CHARTER IN THE STATE OF RHODE ISLAND
BY THE ORIGINAL BATTERY A VETERANS IN 1884


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Battery A Monument Battery Guns Peter & Paul
IMAGES:
The Battery A Momunent
at the Copse of Trees on Cemetery Ridge at Gettysburg
Flanked by two 3" Ordnance Guns
And to the Right:
Museum Cranston Guns "Peter" & "Paul"

This Page is dedicated to the Spirit of Rhode Island's "Independant Men"
of Battery A, 1st RILA
Who Defended Our Sacred Union
1861 to 1865
and
The Memory of Rhode Island Grand Army of the Republic
Arnold Post No. 4



Welcome to the Official Home Page of the Battery A, First Regiment, Rhode Island Light Artillery, Unit Association; a nonprofit Civil War Living History/Reenactment subsidiary organization of the Rhode Island Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Museum, Library and Research Center, inc.   The Battery A Unit Association was first remustered by the Charter Members of the museum to the serve the people of Rhode Island in 1990.   Today it is a living history organization dedicated to education and the importance of the Civil War period in America.   Please try all our links here and below.   You will also find information concerning Civil War period artillery, and Civil War History.   We also support and honor the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, ELISHA DYER Camp No.7, the Auxiliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Elisha Dyer Auxiliary No.2 and you can click to the Rhode Island State Commandery of the MILITARY ORDER OF THE LOYAL LEGION OF THE UNITED STATES (R.I. MOLLUS) and much more.


BATTERY A ORGANIZERS:
John G. Hazard and J. Albert Monroe
J. G. Hazard RIcrestBatteryAW.H.ReynoldsRIcrestBullRunGunRIcrestBatteryAJ.A.TompkinsRIcrestBullRunGunRIcrestBatteryAW.B.WeedenRIcrestBullRunGunRIcrestT.F.VaughnBatteryARIcrestBullRunGunRIcrestB.H.ChildBatteryARIcrest
J. Albert Monroe

FOR MORE ABOUT
BATTERY A:

William Reynolds
Click this cell For:
MUSEUM
MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION
THE RHODE ISLAND
GAR-Civil War
MUSEUM & LIBRARY
BATTERY HISTORY ELISHA DYER
AUX. NO.2
BATTERY ORDERS
THE RI GAR
CIVIL WAR
MUSEUM
BATTERY MUSTER ROLLS 1ST R.I.
VOLUNTEER
INFANTRY
THE GOVERNOR
SPRAGUE MUSEUM
R.I. SUVCW
ELISHA DYER
CAMP NO.7
R.I. MOLLUS
John Tompkins