23rd Field Artillery Regiment (United States)

The 23rd Field Artillery Battalion was a field artillery battalion of the regular Army, constituted as a US-manned unit in 1921, but redesignated as a Philippine Scouts unit in 1930.

Constituted 16 August 1921 in the Regular Army as the 1st Battalion, 23d Field Artillery.

Battery A activated 1 March 1936 in the Philippine Islands; remainder of battalion 14 March 1941. By July 1941 the regiment still fielded only a single battalion of artillery with 10 officers and 391 enlisted men and was armed with the obsolete 2.95-inch mountain guns (pack).

Reorganized and redesignated 23d Field Artillery Battalion (Philippine Scouts) and assigned to the 12th Infantry Division 6 April 1946

Disbanded 25 March 1952.

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