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Battery A RIGARCWM





BATTERY
A

1st
R.I.L.A.



~   B A T T E R Y   A   ~

First Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery
Civil War Unit Association

Civil War Battery A Guidon

LIGHT or FIELD ARTILLERY DRILL
1864
FIELD ARTILLERY MANUAL


Prepared for the U.S. War Department and the United States Army by:
Union Officers, William H. French, William F. Barry and Henry J. Hunt



BATTERY
A

1st
R.I.L.A.

Cannoneer


BATTERY A CANNON SAFETY
&
INTRODUCTION TO ARTILLERY


CIVIL WAR
LIGHT ARTILLERY ORDNANCE


ARTILLERY DRILL DIAGRAMS &
ILLUSTRATIONS


ARTILLERY CANNON DRILL
SCHOOL OF THE PIECE


Officer

Artillery



Contact Captain Gregory H. Payne, Battery A, 1st R.I.L.A. Field Commander
at
Payne_and_Ink@verizon.net for further information about Battery A events.


Contact Lieutenant Gregg A. Mierka, Battery A, 1st R.I.L.A. Unit Adjutant-Webmaster
at
ribatterya@verizon.net for further information
about membership and the RI GAR Civil War Museum.



Artillery



BATTERY A
~ RED LEGS FIRST ~
MISSION ALWAYS


BATTERY A CAPTAINS:
J. A. MONROE & W. A. ARNOLD
J.A.Monroe
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W.A.Arnold

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This site is managed by:
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RIBatteryA@verizon.net

C/O The Rhode Island
Grand Army of the Republic GAR Civil War
Museum & Library, Cranston, R.I.

©All Rights Reserved, 2004

Battery A also proudly carries on the tradition
welcoming the Adjutant General of the R.I. National Guard
as Honorary SUVCW member attached to the Battery.


WANT TO JOIN THE BATTERY A UNIT ASSOCIATION ?
BECOME A MEMBER OF RI SUVCW CAMP 7 AND MEMBERSHIP IS FREE
TO FIND OUT MORE
BREAK THROUGH THE WALLS OF FORT SUMTER & CLICK

Thank You For Stopping By the Battery A Website.
Please Come Back Again And Surf All Our Pages

Return to the Rhode Island
Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States
RI MOLLUS Site Entry Home Page HERE.

To go directly to the RI MOLLUS War Papers Site Entry Page
(Personal Civil War Narratives) and find, Volume: I,
to access the Battery A War Paper and read more about the origins of Battery A, 1st RILA
including actions at 1st Bull Run,
by Col. J. Albert Monroe, Click HERE.

Proudly carrying on the great artillery tradition and patriotic service
for the State of Rhode Island, Return to the R.I. National Guard Home Page.

To get material to read more about Rhode Island in the Civil War
contact the Broadfoot Book Publishing Company Civil War Resource Home Page.

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Return or go to the R.I. Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War,
Elisha Dyer Camp No.7, Site Entry Home Page

Visit the R.I. Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War,
Elisha Dyer Camp No. 7 Camp Guard, Home Page Honoring its History to Battery A

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To Get to the R.I. Dept. SUVCW, Elisha Dyer Camp No. 7
History of RI GAR Arnold Post No.4, Click HERE

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To get to the R.I. Grand Army of the Republic GAR Civil War Museum,
the Battery A, 1st Regiment Rhode Island Light Artillery, 1st R.I. Volunteer Infantry Pages and more, Click HERE


~ CREDITS ~
We wish to thank Brother/Companion Keith G. Harrison, Past National SUVCW Commander-in-Chief and, current National SUVCW and MOLLUS Webmaster, as well as all the artists/musicians for the use of their music on all the pages in our site.   Viewers of this Internet Site may copy only the material designated with a mouse-over copy bar.
Thanks also to Robert Hunt Rhodes for allowing us to use some of his material about his ancestor, Elisha Hunt Rhodes and to Ken Burns for featuring E.H. Rhodes and our State's Civil War History in his PBS series on The Civil War.   And a special thanks to Edwin Bearrs, Brian Pohanka, Jeff Shaara and Ron Maxwell for their support for Rhode Island Civil War History and raising the American conscience about the triumphs and tragidies of the Great War of the Rebellion 1861 to 1865.

A special thanks also to Keith Laurent for arranging and playing
Jay Ungar's Ashokan Farewell
and "The Gary Owen", ©1983 by Swinging Door Music-BMI
Used by permission. All rights reserved.

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