11th Field Artillery

11th Field Artillery Heraldry, Lineage, and Honors

Heraldic Items Shield Symbolism: The 11th Field Artillery served in France with the 6th Division, its battle service being in the province of Lorraine. The arms of Lorraine have three alerions on a red bend, the field being gold to which is added to the insignia of the 6th Division. The crest of the canton represents …

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The Last Ones to Fire: The 11th Field Artillery in World War I

By Kevin Hymel The doughboys of Battery E, 11th Field Artillery carefully loaded the 95-pound shell into Calamity Jane, the name of their favorite 155mm artillery piece. With the round in place, the men locked it into the breech and prepared to pull the lanyard. An officer, looking at his watch, stepped forward. Raising his …

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