Harbor Defenses of Baltimore, US Army

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HARBOR DEFENSES OF BALTIMORE, US ARMY

Coat of arms (crest) of the Harbor Defenses of Baltimore, US Army

Official blazon

Origin/meaning

The Main field of the Shield shows the Arms of the Calvert family to which belonged Lord Baltimore, founder of Maryland. the chief alludes to the writing of the song Star-Spangled Banner by Francis Scott Key during the battle of Fort McHenry September 13, 1814. The Crest is a soldier in the uniform of 1812. The Motto translate as "With song and deed".

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