5th Field Artillery Regiment, US Army
|Heraldry of the World |
|US heraldry portal|
Civic heraldry of the United States
5TH FIELD ARTILLERY REGIMENT, US ARMY
(Coat of Arms)
(Distinctive Unit Insignia)
Shield:Gules the liberty bell Or between five arrows four point down in fess paleways and one in base fessways the latter broken Sable fimbriated Argent. On a chief embattled Vert fimbriated Argent a five-pointed mullet of the last.
Crest:On a wreath of the colors Or and Gules, on a mount an oak tree fructed of 13 acorns and penetrated transversely in the main stem by a frame saw Proper, the frame Or.
Motto:FAITHFUL AND TRUE.
The shield is scarlet for Artillery.The Liberty Bell alludes to the Revolutionary War.The five arrows commemorate the Indian War campaign credit of old Company “F”, 4th Artillery. The broken arrow is indicative of the engagement near Vincennes, Indiana, 1791-11-04, in which all officers and two-thirds of the men of Bradford’s Company, Battalion of Artillery, were killed.The embattled partition line refers to the ramparts of Chapultapec and denotes service during the Mexican War. The star, the insignia of the 12th Corps in which batteries of the Regiment served, is representative of the Civil War.
|Follow us on||
(when sharing use #heraldryoftheworld when possible)
Click on the image to see how to support the site !
|Rate these arms / rate this page :
(no information about you is stored when voting, only the vote itself is stored)
Literature: Images from Wikimedia Commons.