History of the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts (four volumes)
By Oliver Ayer Roberts, foreword by David Allen Lambert
Paperback, 2,258 pages in four volumes, illustrated
The Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts is the oldest chartered military organization in the western hemisphere and the third oldest in the world. Its members have served in every Massachusetts colonial war and national conflict since its founding in May 1638.
In the History of the Military Company of the Massachusetts Now Called the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company of Massachusetts, 1637-1888, company historian Oliver Ayer Roberts covers the rich history of the organization and provides detailed biographical sketches of all members for 250 years in the style of Sibley’s Harvard Graduates. Roberts’s detailed member service records are an invaluable source of three centuries of military history.
Each volume has its own index of names and places.