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†††††††††† Constituted 28 December 1915 in the Maryland National Guard as the Light Artillery Battery.

 

†††††††††† Organized from Plattsburg graduates and mustered into state service 29 December 1915 at Baltimore.

 

†††††††††† Mustered into Federal service 5 July 1916; mustered out of Federal service 6 October 1916.

 

†††††††††† Expanded April-July 1917 to form Batteries A, B, and C, Maryland Field Artillery.

 

†††††††††† Drafted into Federal service 5 August 1917.

 

†††††††††† Consolidated 18 September 1917 with National Guard units from Maryland and the District of Columbia to form the 112th Field Artillery and assigned to the 29th Division.

 

†††††††††† Redesignated 27 November 1917 as the 110th Field Artillery.

 

†††††††††† Demobilized 4 June 1919 at Camp Lee, Virginia.

 

†††††††††† Reorganized and Federally recognized 31 March 1925 in the Maryland National Guard as the 110th Field Artillery, with Headquarters at Pikesville, and assigned to the 29th Division.

 

†††††††††† Inducted into Federal service 3 February 1941 at home stations.

 

†††††††††† Regiment broken up 28 February 1941 and its elements reorganized and redesignated as elements of the 29th Infantry Division as follows:

 

†††††††††† 1st Battalion as the 110th Field Artillery Battalion;

†††††††††† 2d Battalion as the 224th Field Artillery Battalion;

†††††††††† (remainder of regiment disbanded).

 

†††††††††† After 28 February 1941 the above units underwent changes as follows:

 

†††††††††† Headquarters, 110th Field Artillery, reconstituted 25 August 1945 in the Maryland National Guard.

 

†††††††††† 110th Field Artillery Battalion inactivated 6 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.

 

†††††††††† Reorganized and Federally recognized 25 November 1946 with Headquarters at Pikesville.

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†††††††††† 224th Field Artillery Battalion inactivated 16 January 1946 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey.

 

†††††††††† Reorganized and Federally recognized 25 November 1946 with Headquarters at Pikesville.

 

†††††††††† Headquarters, 110th Field Artillery, and the 110th and 224th Field Artillery Battalions consolidated 1 March 1959 to form the 110th Artillery, a parent regiment under the Combat Area Regimental System, to consist of the 1st, 2d, and 3d Howitzer Battalions, elements of the 29th Infantry Division.

 

†††††††††† Reorganized 1 March 1963 to consist of the 1st and 2d Battalions, elements of the 29th Infantry Division.

 

†††††††††† Reorganized 21 January 1968 to consist of the 2d Battalion, an element of the 28th Infantry Division.

 

†††††††††† (2d Battalion ordered into active Federal service 7 April 1968 at home stations, released from active Federal service 12 April 1968 and reverted to state control.)

 

†††††††††† Redesignated 1 May 1972 as the 110th Field Artillery.

 

†††††††††† Reorganized 1 April 1975 to consist of the 2d Battalion, an element of the 58th Infantry Brigade.

 

†††††††††† Reorganized 1 July 1986 to consist of the 2d Battalion, an element of the 29th Infantry Division.

 

†††††††††† Withdrawn 1 June 1989 from the Combat Area Regimental System and reorganized under the United States Army Regimental System with Headquarters at Pikesville.

 

CAMPAIGN PARTICIPATION CREDIT

 

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† World War I

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Streamer without inscription

 

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† World War II

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Normandy (with arrowhead)

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Northern France

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Rhineland

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Central Europe

 

†††††††††† Battery A (Westminster), 2d Battalion, additionally entitled to:

 

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† World War I

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Meuse Argonne

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Alsace 1968

 

DECORATIONS

 

†††††††††† French Croix de Guerre with Palm, World War II, Streamer embroidered BEACHES OF NORMANDY

 

†††††††††† Headquarters Battery (Pikesville) and Battery C (Pikesville), 2d Battalion, each additionally entitled to:

 

†††††††††† Meritorious Unit Commendation (Army), Streamer embroidered EUROPEAN THEATER

 

BY ORDER OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY:

 

 

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† HAROLD W. NELSON

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Brigadier General,

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† United States Army

†††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† †††††††††† Chief of Military History

 

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