The artillery units consisted of the following: the
725th Field Artillery Battalion (155mm), the
882nd Field Artillery Battalion (105mm), the
883rd Field Artillery Battalion (105mm), and the
884th Field Artillery Battalion (105mm). In
addition, each of the Infantry Regiments had an attached Anti-Tank
Company (AT). The AT Company had nine guns, divided into three
platoons of three guns each. There were 10 men per squad which each
manned a gun. Each artillery battalion had three batteries. In the
Artillery battalions, a battery consisted of four guns. One gun in a
battery was designated the "base piece". It would fire the first
shot in an engagement and the adjacent three would adjust their aim
from readings of the base cannon.
Unofficial insignia of the 882nd Field Artillery Battalion. The 882nd Field Artillery Battalion (105mm) was usually in
direct support of the 274th Infantry Regiment.