Artillery Company of Newport (RI)

P.O. Box 14
Newport, RI 02840

(401) 846-8488

Historical Wars and Battles of the
Artillery Company of Newport

1741 - 2003

"Let Justice Prevail Though the Heavens May Fall"

Artillery Company of the Town Of Newport chartered February 1 by the Royal Governor of King George II.

One quarter of the Company served in campaign against French forts at Crown Point and William Henry.

Captain John Malbone surrenders the Town of Newport to the British.

Col. Campbell and Major Grant killed in action with His Majesties forces in New York.

The Artillery Company serves as Guard of Honor for General Washington on his visit to Newport.

Members of the Artillery Company serve with Oliver Hazzard Perry at the Battle of Lake Erie.

Armory built on Clarke Street on land donated by Audley Clarke.

Artillery Company takes position "right of the line" and is instrumental in suppressing theDorr Rebellion in Providence.

Lincoln calls for volunteers and the Artillery Company enlists as Company "F" flag company of the 1st Rhode Island Regiment. Regiment fights in the 1st Battle of Bull Run and suffers losses.

Artillery Company mans Fort Adams in war against Spain.

Artillery Company volunteers as a unit to serve in Europe under its elected officers. Offer is declined by Federal Government and most members enlist in the Allied Expeditionary Force.

Artillery Company members serve in all theaters of World War II.

Artillery Company members serve in Korea.

1964 - 1973
Artillery Company members serve in Republic of Vietnam.

Artillery Company member flies the guidon on his humvee entering Kuwait City.

Artillery Company members serve in Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Member flies Company guidon.

1741 - 2004

"Let Justice Prevail Though the Heavens May Fall"

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