129th Field Artillery Regiment, US

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129th Field Artillery Regiment, US
Years active:
Country: United States
Service: US Army
Branch: National Guard (US Army)
Type: Artillery
Specific type: Field artillery regiment
Full size: 1,500
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Name1: 2nd Field Artillery Regiment, Missouri National Guard
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Name1 End: 5 September 1917
Reason for change: Called into federal service
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Name2: 129th Field Artillery Regiment
Name2 Start: 5 September 1917
Name2 End:
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Command structure
Relationship type: Tactical and Administrative
Parent unit: 60th Field Artillery Brigade, US
Parent level: Brigade
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Personal narratives

Verne Chaney

  • US National Archives, ID 17343226: memoirs of Sergeant Verne Chaney, commander of #3 Section, D Battery, 129th Field Artillery Regiment.

Harry S. Truman

Future US President Harry S. Truman served as a captain, commanding D Battery of this regiment in France in 1918.[3]

Related media

  • US National Archives, ID 530949: photo of officers of the regiment, including Harry S. Truman, in France, March 1919.

Official sources

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Unit histories

Other official documents

Other sources


  1. Truman Library: Personnel file of Harry S. Truman
  2. Truman Library: Personnel file of Harry S. Truman
  3. Wikipedia: Harry S. Truman