Constituted 5 July 1918 in the National Army as Battery A, 29th Field Artillery,
an element of the 10th Division. Organized 11 August 1918 at Camp Funston, Kansas.
Reconstituted 24 March 1923 in the Regular Army as Battery A, 29th Field Artillery.
Activated 1 August 1940 at Fort Benning, Georgia, as an element of the 4th Division
(later redesignated as the 4th Infantry Division).
Reorganized and redesignated 1 October 1940 as Battery A, 29th Field Artillery Battalion.
Inactivated 14 February 1946 at Camp Butner, North Carolina. Activated 15 July 1947
at Fort Ord, California. Inactivated 1 April 1957 at Fort Lewis, Washington, and
relieved from assignment to the 4th Infantry Division.
Redesignated 2 June 1958 as Battery A, 29th Artillery. Activated 25 June 1958 at Fort
Sill, Oklahoma. Inactivated 12 September 1960 at Fort Sill, Oklahoma. Redesignated
19 February 1962 as Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1st Battalion, 29th Field
Artillery, assigned to the 5th Infantry Division, and activated at Fort Devons, Massachusetts
(organic elements concurrently constituted and activated). Battalion relieved 15 December 1970
from assignment to the 5th Infantry Division and assigned to the 4th Infantry Division. Redesignated
1 September 1971 as the 1st Battalion, 29th Field Artillery.
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