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USAMP Col. Henry J. Hunt
Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
World War I Victory Medal
Built in 1903-04 for the US Army Quartermaster Department at Neafie and Levy Shipyard, Philadelphia, PA.
Launched, 5 February 1904
Named in honor of Maj. Gen. Henry Jackson Hunt, chief of artillery for the Army of the Potomac
Accepted for service by the Quartermaster Department circa June 1904, commissioned USAMP Colonel Henry J. Hunt
Allocated to the to the U.S. Army Coast Artillery Corps, Mine Planter Service
Stationed at Fort Mills, Corregidor, P.I., in January 1919
Assigned to the Coast Defenses of Manila and Subic Bay, typically docked at the North Dock at Corregidor
Decommissioned, 31 March 1923, personnel transferred to the USAMP Gen. George F. E. Harrison
Sold in 1924
Final Disposition, wrecked in 1937 at Annam
Displacement 447 t.
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Henry Jackson Hunt was Chief of Artillery in the Army of the Potomac during the American Civil War. Considered by his contemporaries the greatest artillery
tactician and strategist of the war, he was a master of the science of gunnery and rewrote the manual on the organization and use of artillery in early modern armies. His
courage and tactics affected the outcome of some of the most significant battles in the war, including Malvern Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and most notably at
||USAMP Col. Henry J. Hunt under way, date and location unknown.
||US National Archives photo, a US Army Signal Corps photo
The history for USAMP Col. Henry J Hunt is from US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
|01||1st Lt. Henry T. Morrison, USA||January 1920 - 1 June 1920|
|02||1st Lt. B. F. Manning, USA|| 1 June 1920 – December 1920|
|03||1st Lt. Edwin P. Hart, USA|| 1 January 1921 – 15 February 1922|
|04||1st Lt. John D. Mitchell, USA|| 15 February 1922 – 18 August 1922|
|05||1st Lt. Lawrence W. Bartlett, USA|| 18 August 1922 – 8 November 1922|
|06||1st Lt. John L. Goff, USA|| 8 November 1922 – 31 March 1923|
|US Army Order of Battle 1919-1941 Vol. 2
Last Updated the Week of 17 December 2018
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