"Rhody Redlegs" : a history of the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery and the 103d Field Artillery, Rhode Island Army National Guard, 1801-2010 (Book, 2012) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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"Rhody Redlegs" : a history of the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery and the 103d Field Artillery, Rhode Island Army National Guard, 1801-2010

Author: Robert Grandchamp; Jane Lancaster; Cynthia Ferguson
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Formed in 1801 the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery remains one of the most famed regiments in the U.S. army. It distinguished itself during the War of 1812, the Dorr Rebellion, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and weathered the scorching Iraq deserts in the twenty-first century"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Grandchamp; Jane Lancaster; Cynthia Ferguson
ISBN: 9780786463756 0786463759
OCLC Number: 744560342
Description: x, 259 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : Citizen-soldiers --
In memoriam : Major General Harold Newton Read --
Early beginnings, 1801-1829 --
The PMCA and the Napoleonic era --
The Dorr Rebellion --
The golden age of the PMCA --
Colonel William Sprague and the PMCA --
Artillery primer --
The Civil War --
A push for professionalism --
Restoring the legacy --
The Mexican border --
World War I --
Between the wars --
World War II --
Korea and the Cold War era, 1946-1989 --
The War on Terror.
Responsibility: Robert Grandchamp, Jane Lancaster and Cynthia Ferguson ; foreword by Howard F. Brown.

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Formed in 1801 to protect sea captains against attack from the British navy and Barbary Pirates, the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery remains one of the most famed regiments in the US army. Based  Read more...
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